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Hitachi FB-2000A FIB

Hitachi FB-2000A FIB

FIB status

June 6, 2018. The FIB is still not working. I am trying steps the engineer has nearly every day, but we are running out of ideas. We may need to bring the engineer here to make the repair. I’ll keep you updated on the status.

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 and burned out a circuit board. I will pick up the project I was working on when the instrument went down.

Hitachi FB-2000A FIB

FIB update

May 1, 2018. Hitachi will come here to work on the FIB. To save money he will come in conjunction with a routine maintenance service call for the FESEM. I’ve submitted a PO for the FIB labor and it should be sent to the company before the end of day …