December 3, 2018. There was a short power outage last night about 5 pm that shut down all the scopes. I came in at 6 pm and restarted all of them. Everything is back online this morning and ready for use.
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November 2, 2018. I want to let you know that ACMAL is not responsible for your images and data. It is our expectation that you take your data off the microscope computers and store it elsewhere.
September 14, 2018. The Facilities chiller that cools air for 6th floor characterization labs is down and unrepairable. We have been told that Facilities is looking at options and the plan is to get it online for operation early next spring. In the meantime, the instrument labs are hot, up …
May 4, 2018. The M&M power will not be affected by the power outage next week, but the cooling water for equipment will go off when the Dow power is shut down. Some ACMAL equipment requires that cooling water, so I will shut down the SEM, FESEM, TEM and FIB at noon on Wednesday, …
April 19, 2018. The power outage will NOT impact the M&M Bldg. There will be no power interruption in May.
November 9, 2017. 9:32 am. Scopes are back online except the STEM. Going there now. November 9, 2017. 8:21 am. The power went off in the M&M and ATDC. I’m getting everything back online now. All should be back online by 9 am. I’ll confirm with a 2nd email.
July 24, 2017. Please use the reservation calendar no matter when you plan to use the instruments. I use it to track use in the calendar system. I’ve told a few of you and it continues to happen. This is not optional.
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.
March 21, 2017. The programmable lock is now functioning on the liquid nitrogen room (637). The door will be closed but the lock will be open from 8-5, M-F. Please close the door when you leave the room. After 5 PM every weekday the door will automatically lock and you …
September 26, 2016. There are 2 missing 4L liquid nitrogen dewars from ACMAL labs. These aren’t community dewars. Please bring them back right away!