August 9, 2017. The FESEM is ready to be used. We made a few hardware changes to isolate the problem. This is a test – we may still have trouble, but what we just finished should help us finally identify the problem.
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Hitachi S-4700 FE-SEM
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.
August 8, 2017. The FESEM and its logbook is working. The FIB shutdown sometime in the last few days, so I’m restarting now. Not sure why it shut off. I’ll let you know when it is back online.
August 7, 2017. Logbook system is on the fritz and the imaging system on the scope isn’t connecting. I’ll get it all straight tomorrow
August 5, 2017. Joe got the logbook system working last night. Let me know if you have any more trouble.
August 4, 2017. Reports of logbook system not working right. We are going to make a fix tonight I’ll let you know if it works. Otherwise since I’m out of town it might be Monday
July 13, 2017. The FE-SEM is now back online and working normally.
July 13, 2017. Right now the FE-SEM is having issues with the stage control and will be offline until further notice.
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 …
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 …