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Hitachi S-4700 FE-SEM


FESEM logbook

August 9, 2017. The FESEM logbook system isn’t working right now. IT is working on the problem. We are trying to make it a more reliable system, but we aren’t there yet. I’ll let you know when it’s back online.


FESEM data bar on images

June 15, 2017. After 2 hours on the phone, the Hitachi engineer and I found out why the data bar was positioned so far into the images. Someone had changed a software setting – a box was checked that shouldn’t have been. Needless to say, he and I had other …


Changes to basic FESEM configuration

June 5, 2017. If you make any changes to the basic operational configuration of the FESEM software please return it to the original settings. Two things that seem to happen too frequently. One is changing the detector from Upper to Lower or Mixed. It should be left on Upper. The …