Hitachi FB-2000A FIB

FIB is Working

May 16, 2018. The FIB is working! Secondary electron image is back. There was a discharge in the chamber that ruined the scintillator …

FEI 200kV Titan Themis S-TEM

Titan S-TEM update

May 16, 2018. The S-TEM has been down with a vacuum leak.  The service engineers have traced the problem to the goniometer.  That …

Hitachi S-4700 FE-SEM

FESEM down

May 11, 2018. The ion pumps shut off last night and I can’t get them restarted. Hitachi is coming Monday and they can get it …

Hitachi S-4700 FE-SEM

FESEM update

May 8, 2018. The FESEM has a cooling system that does not depend on the process water circuit that is going off later …

FEI 200kV Titan Themis S-TEM

Equipment status

May 4, 2018. UPDATE. Hitachi will come to campus on May 14th to perform annual maintenance on the FESEM and work on the FIB imaging …