About RHK Tech

RHK delivers compelling value and proven quality to broaden the frontiers of atomic scale research. We stand ready to meet your specifications and exceed your expectations.

RHK’s surface science systems integrate only the best analytical and preparation instruments from top industry suppliers. To further advance products and performance, we consult top scientists in our Technical Advisory Board as well as customers confronting new research challenges.

Everyday, in university and government labs around the globe, RHK research platforms lead to new discoveries in nanotechnology. Founded in 1981, RHK Technology brings over 25 years of experience to the design and manufacture of advanced UHV SPM instruments. Our installed base continues to grow and now includes over 175 systems and 1000 controllers.

Successful History & Growing Future

1981
RHK founded to develop scientific instruments
HREELS (High-Resolution Electron Energy Loss Spectrometer)
1983
Digital Temperature Controller, new standard for TPD studies
1987
First commercial STM Control System
1994
Introduction of the Beetle STM System
1996
Variable Temperature (VT) Beetle STM System
1999
DSP-based SPM Controller, SPM1000 Rev 8
2001
Introduction of the Beetle VT AFM
2003
XPMPro™ Control Software
2004
Cryogenic 4-Probe SPM System (QuadraProbe) #1, with SEM/SAM
2005
PLLPro™ digital NC-AFM Controller
2007
AFM/STM/SEM Beetle System
Variable Magnetic Field (VMF) AFM/STM Beetle System
2008
XPMPro2 SPM Software
2009
LT PanScan STM Kit in collaboration with Prof. S. Pan (Univ. of Houston)
PLLPro2™ NC-AFM Controller
2010
LT QuadraProbe-SEM System #2, with Cathode Luminescence probe/spectrometer
R9 STM next-generation digital SPM Control System
Air Force Phase II STTR funding award for unique Nano-analytical instruments
2011
R9 AFM/STM single-box solution for Universal SPM Control
2012
LT PanScan STM/AFM-qPlus Kit
LT QuadraProbe-SEM System #3, with magnetic field, microwave signal to probes
2014
PanScan Freedom, cryogen free low temp SPM (15K)
2015
2015 PanScan Freedom 9K version, market leading cryogen free low temp SPM