November 5, 2018. There is a high voltage short in the electron gun area. I’m troubleshooting it now and I’ll follow-up with more information as we go.
November 5, 2018. Due to some personal reasons I am going to take leave on the following days– 1. 11/06-11/07. 2. 11/12-11/15 Please plan your STEM sessions accordingly. Thanks, Pinaki Mukherjee
November 5, 2018. The battery for memo memory is dead. I’m only able to program 15 kv and Shutdown. The new battery is on order and then I’ll get it setup for other kv’s.
November 5, 2018. We have installed a high-end PC in the M&M Rm 631A (grad computing lab) for accessing Titan image files. We have installed FEI Velox and Gatan software. The plan is to eventually install the JCPDS electron diffraction database too.
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.
October 30, 2018. Problem with HV arcing. I’m going to work with the engineer by phone to attempt repair.
October 19, 2018. I tested it this afternoon and vacuum leak is repaired. Images are very good.
October 16, 2018. This network outage will affect the ATDC STEM lab. IT will be replacing building network hardware next week Wednesday starting at 10 PM. This will affect the SDC, Ice Arena, Sherman Field, Ski Trails, and ATDC. For about 1 hour each building will be offline (no internet, …
October 16, 2018. I finally got a cooling system working but haven’t had time yet to the FIB check the operation. I can’t do it until Friday. If it all checks out we can begin using it the week of 10/22. Thanks for your patience.
October 12, 2018. I’ll be back to work Tuesday morning.