Resources

Product Datasheets


Acoustic Cavitation Meter – HCT-0320 and MCT-2000

The advanced MCT-2000 acoustic cavitation meter addresses the critical need to quantify the
cavitation performance used in ultrasonic cleaning and sonoprocessing applications. Download


Relative RMS Pressure Meter – HCT-0320, MCT-1020

The HCT hydrophone with MCT RMS voltmeter is a reliable instrument to perform relative measurements to monitor the performance of ultrasonic cleaning systems.   Its unique single point sensing design allows localized measurements to generate true 3-dimensional acoustic maps of the cleaning tank. Download


NPL CaviMeterTM

The CaviMeterTM was developed by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) to characterize the acoustic emissions generated by cavitation, or the growth, contraction, and collapse of micro-bubbles (or cavities) within a liquid media in response to a driving ultrasonic field.  Download

Presentations/Publications


Cavitation Study for a Dual Nozzle Transducer for Photomask Cleaning

Onda collaborated with Sonosys GmbH, and Micron Technology to present cavitation results from a dual nozzle transducer (3+5M MHz) used for photomask megasonic cleaning.  Download


Onda to Present Acoustic Measurements of 3 MHz Transducers for Mask Cleaning, SPIE Photomask 2016 (September 12-14, 2016)

Onda collaborated with Honda Electronics, SUSS MicroTec, and the University of Arizona to present a study which evaluates the acoustic performance for two 3 MHz transducers used for photomask megasonic cleaning.  Download


Acoustic Characterization of a Photomask Cleaning System, SPCC 2016 (April 19, 2016)

In this study, Onda collaborated with Honda Electronics and the University of Arizona to evaluate the acoustic performance of a 1 MHz conical transducer for a photomask cleaning system.  Download

 


Characterization of Stable and Transient Cavitation in a Dual-Frequency Acoustic Field using a Hydrophone, MRS (March 29, 2016)

A closer look at the cavitation performance was investigated while simultaneously driving frequencies at 28 kHz and 490 kHz.   Download


Investigations of Acoustic Cavitation in Aqueous Surfactant Solutions for Cleaning Applications, MRS (March 29, 2016)

A study was conducted to evaluate the cavitation performance with the addition of a surfactant, Triton X-100.  Download


Characterization of Acoustic Cavitation in Surfactant Containing Aqueous Solutions using Hydrophone and Fluorescence Spectroscopy Techniques (May 12, 2015)

Both stable and transient cavitation and streaming contribute to cleaning whereas the damage is mainly caused by transient cavitation.  Download


Characterization of Stable and Transient Cavitation in Megasonically Irradiated Aqueous Solutions (November 29, 2014)

In the current work, microelectrode based chronoamperometry, pressure measurements using a hydrophone and fluorescence spectroscopy studies were conducted under different acoustic frequencies (1–3 MHz) and power densities (2–8 W/cm2) to fundamentally investigate the type of cavitation…

Acoustic Characterization of an Ultrasonic Cleaning Tank: A Closer Look at Units of Measure (November 7, 2014)

This document provides a description of measurement units, some caveats, and the relationship between voltage, pressure, intensity, and power to approximate the acoustic performance of ultrasonic cleaning tanks.  Download


UCPSS Presentation (September 22, 2014)

Spectral analysis was performed on pressure-time data acquired using a hydrophone to quantify the level of stable and transient cavitation pressure field relative to the direct pressure field.  Download

 


UIA Madrid Presentation (April 23, 2014)

The team at National Physical Laboratory in the UK conducted a comparison study evaluating cavitation measurement devices that are commercially available.

 

Videos

Wave Propagation from a 3 MHz Nozzle-type Transducer off a Quartz Photomask (OptiSon)

Wave Propagation from a 3 MHz Nozzle-type Transducer off a Quartz Photomask (OptiSon)

A series of schlieren images are captured to visual the wave propagation behavior between a 3 MHz nozzle transducer and a blank quartz photomask.  View Video

Wave Propagation from a 1 MHz Cone-type Transducer off a Quartz Photomask (OptiSon)

Wave Propagation from a 1 MHz Cone-type Transducer off a Quartz Photomask (OptiSon)

A series of schlieren images are captured to visual the wave propagation behavior between a 1 MHz quartz transducer and a blank quartz photomask.  View Video

Acoustic Cavitation Meter Product Video (MCT-2000)

Acoustic Cavitation Meter Product Video (MCT-2000)

The advanced MCT-2000 acoustic cavitation meter addresses the critical need to quantify the cavitation performance used in ultrasonic cleaning and sonoprocessing applications.  View Video

Ultrasonic/Megasonic Cleaning Tank Scanner (CTS)

Hydrophone Scanning System (CTS)

The CTS scanner enables hydrophone measurements to be done automatically, using the HCT hydrophone. It is designed to mount to substrate carriers, eliminating the need for positioning alignment. View Video