Resources


Product Datasheets


Acoustic Cavitation Meter – MCT-2000 and HCT-0320

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


Digital Pressure Meter – MCT-1200 and HCT-0320

The HCT hydrophone with MCT Digital Pressure Meter is a reliable instrument to perform measurements of the total pressure to monitor the performance of ultrasonic cleaning systems.  Its advanced software allows the user to self-calibrate with an absolute reference meter to match test results. 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

Don't be Foiled! Monitor your Ultrasonic Cleaning Processes - PQCWebinar with ONDA

Don’t be Foiled! Monitor your Ultrasonic Cleaning Processes

PQCWebinar, September 9, 2020 – Ultrasonic cleaning is a dynamic process, and there are ways to monitor it that are more responsive and informative than the traditional metal foil test. With ONDA technology one can systematically monitor and control each parameter that impacts the ultrasonic cleaning process. View Video

Acoustic Characterization of a Degassed Fluid with Cavitation Measurements

Acoustic Characterization of a Degassed Fluid with Cavitation Measurements

ACS Conference (Virtual), August 18, 2020 – Degassing is a dynamic process and the focus of this study is to provide a unified explanation of all these mechanisms. View Video


Another Look at Methods & Units of Measure (March 17, 2020)

Prompted by discussions with key experts in the field, Onda is pleased to review the topics of measurement method and units of measure.  Download


Cavitation Study for a Dual Nozzle Transducer for Photomask Cleaning

SPIE BACUS Monterey, September 14, 2017 – 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 BACUS San Jose, September 12, 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 San Jose, 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 Phoenix, 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 Phoenix, 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

SEMATECH SPCC Albany, 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… Download

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


Characterization of Cavitation in Ultrasonic or Megasonic Irradiated Gas Saturated Solutions Using a Hydrophone

UCPSS Belgium, 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

 


An objective comparison of cavitation measurement devices

UIA Madrid, 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