Excimer Laser GasesLinde is the world’s largest supplier of pure excimer laser gases, excimer laser gas mixtures, and laser equipment

Linde believes that excimer lasers and related laser technologies help change the world.  After working for decades in close collaboration with the leading laser manufacturers as well as the pioneers of excimer laser applications, we have become the world’s largest supplier of pure excimer laser gases, excimer laser gas mixtures, and laser equipment.

Excimer Laser Gas Mixtures & Equipment

Excimer Pure Gases
Excimer Info
An excimer laser is a multi-gas mixture, dedicated to the generation and /or production of a single wavelength. In order to achieve maximum safety, improve reproducibility, and guarantee optimum laser performance, the use of a premix has become a laser industry standard.

Linde Gases premixes provide the following advantages:

- Very low percentages of toxic, corrosive halogen gases
- Precise gas mixtures analyzed and guaranteed to each manufacturer's specifications
- Minimal space requirements
- Lowered cylinder costs: shipping, storage, rental
- Fewer gas lines and gas handling equipment
- Superior reproducibility

The term "Excimer" refers to the rare gas / halide molecule. There are four wavelengths (spectral lines) that can be generated from Fluorine laser gas mixtures and two generated from Hydrogen Chloride laser gas mixtures.

Nitrogen Trifluoride
Argon
Argon is a rare atmospheric gas which is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and nontoxic. It is considered extremely inert and forms no known chemical compounds. The concentration of argon gas in the atmosphere by volume is 0.93%. Argon gas has numerous applications, including neon signs, lasers, incandescent and fluorescent lamps, electronic tubes, window insulation, welding, and semiconductor applications. Numerous purities of argon gas are available for specific industrial purposes. ::: Argon Brochure
Fluorine Excimer
Excimer lasers are multi-gas lasers. Output wavelength is a function of the rare gas / halogen combination. Excimer is the name of the rare gas / halide molecule. There are four wavelengths (spectral lines) that can be generated from fluorine laser gas mixtures. ::: Fluorine Excimer Brochure
HCl Excimer
Excimer lasers are multi-gas lasers. Output wavelength is a function of the rare gas / halogen combination. Excimer is the name of the rare gas / halide molecule. There are two wavelengths (spectral lines) that can be generated from HCl laser gas mixtures. ::: HCl Excimer Brochure
Helium
Helium is a rare atmospheric gas which is colorless, odorless, tasteless, nontoxic, nonflammable, and only slightly soluble in water. The concentration of helium gas in the atmosphere by volume percent is 5.24 x 10-4. Helium gas is principally shipped and used in either gaseous or liquid form for nuclear reactors, semiconductors, lasers, light bulbs, superconductivity, instrumentation, medical applications, cryogenics, MRI and R & D laboratories. ::: Helium Brochure
Krypton
Krypton gas is a rare atmospheric gas which is odorless, colorless, tasteless, nontoxic, monatomic and chemically inert. Krypton is principally shipped and used in gaseous form for excimer lasers, light bulbs, window insulation and laboratory R & D. ::: Krypton Brochure
Neon
Neon is a rare atmospheric gas which is odorless, colorless, tasteless, nontoxic, monatomic and chemically inert. Neon gas is principally shipped and used in gaseous form for excimer lasers, plasma displays, light bulbs, neon signs, and R & D laboratories. ::: Neon Brochure
Vision Correction Gases

The use of lasers in ophthalmology has been around since the 1970’s for conditions like glaucoma and retinal tears, however the existence of LASIK for vision correction is relatively new and in fact it was not approved in the United States until late 1990’s by the Food and Drug Administration. Once approved, LASIK surgery for vision correction has taken off and has been extremely popular with people seeking alternatives to glasses and contacts. 

According to the FDA, over 600,000 LASIK eye surgeries are performed in the United States each year.  Spectra/Linde’s involvement with the vision correction market has been around since the beginning and in fact it was Spectra/Linde’s hard work with the industrial Excimer OEM’s that paved the way for Spectra/Linde to enter the vision correction market. 

Spectra/Linde’s existing reputation and willingness to work with and understand the vision correction OEM’s specifications and quality needs is the sole reason for Spectra/Linde’s success in the vision correction market.  For more information please contact our Excimer Laser Customer Service team. 

Controllers, Detectors, Annunciators
F206D Controller
The Linde Series 206-D Controller is a versatile automatic shutdown controller for any gas handling system. The standard controller unit offers warning and warning with shutdown, indication for all of its inputs, and a touch screen interface for visual indication of alarms. Almost every aspect of the controller system can be tailored to the customer’s specifications, including inputs, outputs, visual display, annunciation, and shutdown control. ::: F206D Controller Brochure
F6400 Gas Detector
The Series 6400 Gas Detector warns users of hazardous chemicals detected in the atmosphere. When incorporated with an emergency shutdown system, the Series 6400 Gas Detector can turn off the supply of hazardous gas immediately after a leak is detected. The Series 6400 Gas Detector is a simple to use, all-in-on gas detector. This gas detector comes pre-calibrated and ready to plug in, with sensors and receiver / alarm modules.  An auto-test option is also available. ::: F6400 Gas Detector Brochure
F9900 Series Annunciators
The Model 9900B 4 and Model 9900B 8 Point Annunciators provide remote isolated audible and visual indication of various types of process conditions. The multi-channel annunciators are best suited in manufacturing facilities, high gas use facilities, and "No Down Time" production lines. ::: F9900 Series Annunciators Brochure
Regulators & Regulated Assemblies
F7000 Series Protocol Station Gas Regulator Assembly
The F7000 Series Protocol Station Gas Regulator Assembly is specifically designed for the safe and convenient wall and / or panel mounting for almost all of Spectra Gases' high purity single and double stage brass and stainless steel gas regulators. ::: F7000 Series Protocol Station Gas Regulator Assembly Brochure
F7130 Series Brass Single Stage High Purity Regulators
The F7130 Series brass, single stage, high purity regulators are recommended for non-corrosive analytical and process applications where precise flow control is not critical. A specially designed, convoluted, stainless steel diaphragm provides good regulating performance and maximum purity integrity without the need for a soft seal, which often can be a source of contamination. Each regulator is capable of withstanding an internal purging and is provided with a diffusion-resistant, diaphragm-packless outlet valve to maintain system purity. The optional bonnet vent adaptor allows for the venting of hazardous gases in the event of diaphragm failure. ::: F7130 Series Brass Single Stage High Purity Regulators Brochure
F7140 Series Two Stage High Purity Regulators
The F7140 Series two stage, high purity regulators are designed for non-corrosive analytical and process applications requiring precise, stable delivery pressure control. The two stage design yields a delivery pressure change of less than 0.04/100 psi inlet change. The regulators' convoluted stainless steel diaphragms provide excellent regulating characteristics and allow for internal purging. The metal-to-metal diaphragm seal prevents contamination by eliminating the need for a soft seal, and provides a leak-rate design of less than 2 x 10-8 ccs helium. This minimizes cleanup time when purging and yields lower residual contaminant levels. ::: F7140 Series Two Stage High Purity Regulators Brochure
F7210 Series Stainless Steel Single Stage High Purity Regulators
The F7210 Series stainless steel, single stage, high purity regulators are recommended for corrosive analytical and process applications where precise flow control is not critical. A specially designed, convoluted, stainless steel diaphragm provides good regulating performance and maximum purity integrity without the need for a soft seal, which often can contaminate the system. Each regulator is capable of withstanding an internal purging and is provided with a diffusion-resistant, diaphragm-packless outlet valve to maintain system purity. These regulators are ultrasonically cleaned for high purity service. ::: F7210 Series Stainless Steel Single Stage High Purity Regulators Brochure
F7220 Series Two Stage High Purity Regulator
The F7220 Series two stage, high purity regulators are designed for corrosive analytical and process applications requiring precise, stable, delivery pressure control. The two stage design yields a delivery pressure change of less than 0.04/100 psi inlet change. Convoluted stainless steel diaphragms provide excellent regulating characteristics and allow for internal purging. The metal-to-metal diaphragm seal prevents contamination by eliminating the need for a soft seal, and also provides a leak-rate design of less than 2 x 10-8 ccs helium. This minimizes cleanup time in purging and yields lower residual contaminant levels. ::: F7220 Series Two Stage High Purity Regulator Brochure
F9000 Series Gas Regulator Towers
The Series F9000 and F9010 Gas Regulator Towers are designed to meet the requirements of today’s instrument intense laboratories where space for analytical instrumentation is a paramount concern. The Towers will satisfy the demand for multiple “Point of Use” gas services in critical arenas. Both Series F9000 and F9010 Gas Regulator Towers are capable of supporting up to 20 gas regulator outlets for “Point of Use” gas distribution. ::: F9000 Series Gas Regulator Towers Brochure
F9500 Series Gas Regulator Towers
The Series 9500 and 9510 Gas Regulator Towers are custom designed to accommodate a maximum of 10 individual panel assemblies which can be flush mounted into each tower. The Series 9500 and 9510 Gas Regulator Tower Panels can be equipped with either brass components (Series 9500) or stainless steel components (Series 9510). ::: F9500 Series Gas Regulator Towers Brochure
Gas Scrubbers
5300 Series Room Air Purifier
Linde's F5300 Series Room Air Purifier is designed to scrub the toxic exhaust gas in a 3000 cubic foot (85 cubic meter) room or the toxic exhaust gas that leaves the Model 4007 gas cabinet through the six inch flue. The room air purifier is designed to meet UL and NEC electrical codes. The room air purifier includes replaceable filter elements with an activated charcoal bed for fluorine gas and fluorine compound removal, a 1,000 CFM centrifugal blower rated at 20,000 hours of continuous operation, remote control and safety interlock interfacing, and is housed in an all white, gas tight cabinet enclosure. ::: 5300 Series Room Air Purifier Brochure
F5100 Series Halogen Gas Scrubber
The Series F5100 Halogen Gas Scrubbers use activated alumina or activated charcoal to scrub the user’s vent gases. These scrubbers can be used in a stand alone configuration or inside a vented cylinder cabinet. Excimer laser processes and light bulb manufacturing are typical applications for these units. An optional excess flow switch can be assembled at the inlet of the scrubber to prevent a sudden flow surge into the scrubber media. ::: F5100 Series Halogen Gas Scrubber Brochure
F5200 Series Ventilation Scrubber
The F5200 Series Ventilation Scrubber is designed to scrub the end user’s vent gases. The scrubber consists of a special activated carbon adsorber and a fiberglass pre-filter placed just upstream of the adsorber for removal of dirt and dust contaminants. Both the adsorber and pre-filter are enclosed together in a steel housing within the scrubber. ::: F5200 Series Ventilation Scrubber Brochure
Laser Gases
Laser Gases Info

Linde believes that excimer lasers and related laser technologies  help change the world.  After working for decades in close collaboration with the leading laser manufacturers as well as the pioneers of excimer laser applications, we have become the world’s largest supplier of pure excimer laser gases, excimer laser gas mixtures, and laser equipment.

In addition to offering our customers cylinders of laser gas for individual excimer laser applications, we offer a variety of other premixed laser gas blends at a level of quality that only Linde can guarantee.

Our DF laser gas mixtures are used for a variety of applications, including high energy lasers and nuclear power.  Linde's highly specialized, customizable He/Ne laser gas mixtures offer the most dependable assortment of laser gases for helium and neon laser applications.

We offer CO/CO2 laser gas mixtures that support various medical applications including vision correction, angioplasty, and microsurgeries as well as industrial applications, such as photolithography, annealing and other micro-machining applications requiring laser use. 

Carbon Monoxide/Dioxide Gas Blends
Linde Gases manufactures, analytically certifies and exports customized laser gas blends for ring military and scientific laser applications. Our organization is the largest global manufacturer for laser gas products and can provide virtually any laser gas mixture or component pure gas specified by the customer. If desired, pure 13CO2, C18O2, and inert gases are available. ::: Carbon Monoxide/Dioxide Gas Blends Brochure
Deuterium Fluoride
Deuterium Fluoride Info
The DF (Deuterium Fluoride) chemical laser is produced by mixing fluorine gas with deuterium gas under special conditions to form DF lasers in an excited state. DF lasers produce a longer wavelength than other more traditional HF lasers, giving the user more effective laser transmission through the atmosphere. Spectra Gases’ unique position as a world leader in deuterium production provides our customers with the opportunity to use only the highest quality DF laser gas, and peace of mind from knowing that the technical expertise and service they receive from Spectra is second to none in the specialty gas industry.
DF Deuterium Gas
Deuterium is used in lasers, nuclear power, fusion power, deuterated optical fibers, deuterated lubricants, light bulbs, R & D laboratories, and annealing semiconductor materials and is available in high chemical purity and enrichment. ::: DF Deuterium Gas Brochure
DF Nitrogen Trifluoride
Nitrogen trifluoride gas has been used successfully as a fluorine source for high energy chemical lasers. It is sometimes preferred over pure fluorine gas because of its relative ease of handling at ambient conditions. ::: DF Nitrogen Trifluoride Brochure
Helium/Neon
Helium/Neon Info
Linde Gases manufactures, analytically certifies, and exports customized laser gas blends for ring laser applications. Our organization is the largest global manufacturer for laser gas products and can provide virtually any gas mixture or component pure gas specified by the customer. If desired, pure neon-20, neon-22, and helium-3 laser gases are available.
Helium 3
Helium-3 gas is a stable and lighter isotope of ordinary helium. Helium-3 gas is odorless, colorless and tasteless. The natural abundance of helium-3 gas is 1.38 x 10-6. Helium-3 is principally shipped and used in gaseous form for detectors, NMR tracers, spectroscopy, low temperature physics, lasers, dilution refrigerators, and R & D laboratories. ::: Helium 3 Brochure
Neon 20
Neon has two stable isotopes, Ne-20, Ne-22. Ne-20 and Ne-22 are the principle isotopes found in Helium-Neon laser applications. One of a number of critical applications is the use of ring lasers found in commercial, space and military guidance, navigation and control systems. ::: Neon 20 Brochure
Neon 22
Neon has two stable isotopes, Ne-20, Ne-22. Ne-20 and Ne-22 are the principle isotopes found in Helium-Neon laser applications. One of a number of critical applications is the use of ring lasers found in commercial, space and military guidance, navigation and control systems. ::: Neon 22 Brochure

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