Nigel S. Harris MSc, MInstP

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**Nigel S. Harris MSc, MInstP was formerly Corporate Technical Training Manager at BOC Edwards.

Nigel is author of more than 20 vacuum technology review papers, several booklets and the textbook "Modern Vacuum Practice" which has sold over 15,000 copies and is in its 3rd edition.

Listed here is a bibliography of his published vacuum articles. For details about his published work dealing with watermills and corn milling go to

1975 Diffusion Pumps and Traps. Pumps-Pompes-Pumpen. 111, 1010-1013.

1976 Design & Manufacture of Modern Mechanical Vacuum Pumps. Vacuum (Pergamon Press). 26, 525-529. Paper presented at the British Vacuum Council Symposium on 'Process Vacuum Technology' 18 March 1976.

1976 Porous-Element Heated Vapour Pumps. Edwards High Vacuum, Publication 06681 ** 1977 Advances in Rotary Pump Design. Pumps—Pompes—Pumpen. 124, 15-17

1977 Vacuum Pumps are Getting Better. Industrial Research. Sept, 95-98

1977 An Industrial Vapour Vacuum Pump Employing a Porous Element Flash Boiler. Proc. 7th Intern. Vac. Cong. & 3rd Intern. Conf. Solid Surfaces (Vienna). pp13-16

1977 Diffusion Pump Back-streaming. Vacuum. 27, 519-530

1977 Advances in the Design of Vapour Pumping Groups. Pumps—Pompes—Pumpen. 134, 450-452

1977 Pumps and Pumping: Conventional Pumps. Presented at the SIRA Institute meeting “High-Vacuum Technology: Systems and Applications” London 25-26 October. SIRA Institute Ltd (Scientific Instrument Research Association)

1978 Rotary Pump Back-migration. Vacuum. 28, 261-268

1978 BOOKLET: Vacuum Engineering. TAS Section of AUEW

1979 Manual of Experiments in Vacuum Science and Technology. Edwards High Vacuum [83 pages]

1980 Modern Diffusion Pump vs Turbomolecular Pump Systems. Vacuum. 30, 175-181

1980 Review of Visual Aids for Instruction in Vacuum Technology and Applications [Visual aids produced by the International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications]. European Journal of Physics.

1981 Practical Aspects of Constructing, Operating and Maintaining Rotary Vane and Diffusion-pumped Systems. Vacuum. 31, 173-182

1981 BOOKLET: Vacuum Technology. Edwards High Vacuum (special edition reprint of the 1979 AUEW booklet)

1982 A Laboratory Package for Training in Vacuum Technology. Presented at the 28th National Symposium of the American Vacuum Society, Anaheim, USA. 4 Nov 1981. Published -Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. Vol 20. No 4, 1408-1411

1982 Vacuum Technology—Uses in the Factory. Factory Equipment News (March), 201-21

1985 BOOKLET: Cryopumping. Edwards High Vacuum.

1987 Vacuum and Present-day Problems for Vacuum Pumps. Institute of Physics “Physics Bulletin”. 38, 224– 226

1989 BOOK: Modern Vacuum Practice. 1st edition. Mc-Graw Hill. ISBN 9780077070991. 315 pages

1989 Pump Up the Vacuum. Laboratory Practice. 38, #6, 13-171989

1991 BOOKLET: Dry Pumping Technology. Edwards High Vacuum.

1992 BOOK REVIEW: Vacuum Technology & Applications by D. Hucknell. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann. Chemistry & Industry. #15, 570

1993 High-vacuum Troubleshooting and Leak Detection. Appendix A:5. Procedures in Electron Microscopy. John Wiley & Sons, 1-10

2001 TEXTBOOK: Modern Vacuum Practice 2nd edition preface. Published by Nigel S. Harris. 357 pages.

2005 No Life on Mars. "Interactions" magazine —The Institute of Physics, May, 6

2005 TEXTBOOK: Modern Vacuum Practice. 3rd edition preface. Published by Nigel S. Harris. ISBN 9780955150111. 457 pages.

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