• Electricians in labs

    May 11, 2017. Electricians are installing fire alarm circuits in the 6th floor microscopy labs. I am having to cover the equipment when they are in a lab. I’m blocking out a lot of time on the calendars for this project and will release it when they are done.

    Minerals and Materials Engineering Building
  • FESEM details

    May 11, 2017. In late April, the Hitachi engineer replaced a key computer board in the FESEM and rebuilt the hard drive from scratch. As a result, the computer should nmo longer lock up and we can close the software without fear of a problem. In the last 2 days …

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  • 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 …

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Lines on FESEM screen are back

May 22, 2017. I called Hitachi to come in and make the repair. They tried to help me last week without apparent success. They think it might have something to do with heat so I pulled that back panel cover off and put a fan on the guts (technical term!). …

Minerals and Materials Engineering Building

Electricians in labs

May 11, 2017. Electricians are installing fire alarm circuits in the 6th floor microscopy labs. I am having to cover the equipment …

FE SEM

FESEM details

May 11, 2017. In late April, the Hitachi engineer replaced a key computer board in the FESEM and rebuilt the hard drive …

SEM

6400 status – online

May 1, 2017. The PC is off of the network now. There is one login. The slow scan problem we were having …

SEM

6400 PC

April 27, 2017. The IT department took the 6400 PC, a Windows XP machine, off of the campus network last week. What …

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FESEM back online

April 27, 2017. The FESEM is back online now. The engineer rebuilt the hard drive, installed a new image board and performed …

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 …