FEI 200kV Titan Themis S-TEM

Titan S-TEM update

May 16, 2018. The S-TEM has been down with a vacuum leak.  The service engineers have traced the problem to the goniometer.  That part should be replaced next week.  I’ll let you know when we are back online.

Hitachi S-4700 FE-SEM

FESEM down

May 11, 2018. The ion pumps shut off last night and I can’t get them restarted. Hitachi is coming Monday and they can get it back on then.   The scope will be down until the middle of next week.  Sorry.

Hitachi S-4700 FE-SEM

FESEM update

May 8, 2018. The FESEM has a cooling system that does not depend on the process water circuit that is going off later this week.  Therefore, I will be leaving the FESEM on over the 2 days that the process water will be off. SO, the FESEM will be on all …

FEI 200kV Titan Themis S-TEM

S-TEM Update

May 2, 2018. The Titan S-TEM is down today after a problem overnight with a cooling system. If we don’t have more problems with the chiller today the Titan will be back on tomorrow morning.

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 …