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Find posts about new products, recently completed projects, and UHV Viewports, Electrical Feedthroughs as it pertains to Ultra-High Vacuum Systems.

To Our Partners in the Scientific Community

During this period of national crisis, we want to address our friends, colleagues, and clients in the scientific community. While vast swathes of the country have been on “lock down” in response to the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, we…

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Quantum Computers (Vacuums not Included)

When Deep Blue beat Garry Kasparov in chess in 1996, the world took notice. Far be it for us to tell you not to be impressed by computers that outperform humans. But what about a computer that could not only…

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How Strong Should Your Fused Silica Viewport Be?

Fused silica viewports are the gold standard in the manufacture of lenses and optics for the transmission of ultraviolet (UV) rays. Although fused silica is often employed as a synonym for fused quartz, the difference between the two is critical:…

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Honey, I Just Destroyed My Vacuum Seal

Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown in Back to the Future (1985), © UNIVERSAL Pictures If you need to connect two vacuum chambers, MPF offers flanges of various diameters with both fixed and rotatable bolt-holes. The most popular flange for achieving…

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Welcome to the MPF Blog!

Welcome to the MPF Blog! Several members of the MPF team will be posting on a regular basis about UHV Viewports, Electrical Feedthroughs as it pertains to Ultra-High Vacuum Systems. We will also blog about new products, recently completed projects,…

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