• TEM is down

    March 24, 2017. The accelerating voltage system is not working correctly and the TEM cannot be used. I have a call in to the technician. Look for updates as this repair progresses. UPDATE March 27, 2017. The TEM is down bad. There is a failed or partially failed electrical component …

  • ACMAL liquid nitrogen room

    March 14, 2017. Room 637 is now a card access room. The door will be closed at all times and you will have to use either a key or very soon, your MTU ID card. If you enter the room you must close the door on the way out. Remember, …

    Liquid Nitrogen
  • EBSD installation next week

    March 2, 2017. The Oxford EBSD system will be installed on the ESEM Tuesday through Friday next week. The ESEM will be unavailable for use on those days.

    Philips XL40 ESEM
  • ESEM status – back online

    January 30, 2017. The ESEM is back online and ready to use. Best as we can tell right now, the EDS is working too. We will have the EDS manufacturer come in to check the system but we might as well use it in the meantime.

    Philips XL40 ESEM

TEM is down

March 24, 2017. The accelerating voltage system is not working correctly and the TEM cannot be used. I have a call in to the technician. Look for updates as this repair progresses. UPDATE March 27, 2017. The TEM is down bad. There is a failed or partially failed electrical component …

Philips XL40 ESEM

EBSD installation next week

March 2, 2017. The Oxford EBSD system will be installed on the ESEM Tuesday through Friday next week. The ESEM will be …

ACMAL spring break schedule

February 23, 2017. The ACMAL labs will be open during spring break week. The lab doors will open and close at regular …

ESEM

ESEM down

December 21, 2016. A broken pipe poured water onto the ESEM and computers Monday. Obviously, the microscope is down. We are going …