• S-TEM next week

    November 15, 2017. The FEI engineer will be here on Monday afternoon and probably Tuesday. The scope won’t be available then. I’ll send you updates.

    FEI 200kV Titan Themis S-TEM
  • S-TEM status

    November 15, 2017. We have had cooling water problems for a few weeks. Since the last one a week ago a few parts aren’t working right. That isn’t a problem because we aren’t using that yet anyway. The scope is ready to be used in conventional TEM mode.

    FEI 200kV Titan Themis S-TEM
  • New FEI Titan Themis S-TEM Operational

    November 15, 2017. The new FEI 200kV Titan Themis S-TEM is installed an operational. We are training users on the conventional TEM operation mode now. The new S-TEM specialist, Dr. Pinaki Mukherjee, will start work in early January 2018.

    FEI 200kV Titan Themis S-TEM

ACMAL Thanksgiving lab schedule

November 15, 2017. Next Thursday and Friday, Nov 23rd and 24th are university holidays. The labs will be closed to all but unrestricted users on those days. Danielle, Justina and Joe will be in and out. Make appointments with them if you need their help.

FEI 200kV Titan Themis S-TEM

S-TEM status

November 15, 2017. We have had cooling water problems for a few weeks. Since the last one a week ago a few …

Scopes down – power outage

November 9, 2017. 9:32 am. Scopes are back online except the STEM. Going there now. November 9, 2017. 8:21 am. The power …

FE SEM

Do not take FESEM holders

October 24, 2017. Please do not take any holders away from the lab. The cross-section holder disappeared for a few days and …

TEM

TEM is back online

September 29, 2017. I cleared the grid blocking the beam out of the way today. Its okay to start using the TEM …

TEM

TEM update

September 28, 2017. The JEOL TEM is still down due to a grid dropped into the specimen chamber that is blocking the …