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FESEM backscatter detector

February 20, 2014. Yesterday we installed an accessory BSE detector on the FESEM. Unfortunately, there is a problem with the electronics and they will have to be sent back for repair. When you used the FESEM you will notice that the chamber scope camera has a different view of the …

New TEM online now

January 14, 2014. The new 2010 TEM is being used now by experienced users. Operation of the 2010 is very similar to the 4000FX (old TEM but there are still some differences I need to demonstrate. Please contact me when you need to use it. We will be installing the …

Hitachi S-4700 FE-SEM

FESEM EDS Detector

January 14, 2014. The engineer ran into bad weather and won’t make it to start pumping the detector tonight. I’ve rescheduled that for Wednesday night so tomorrow morning is freed up on the calendar. January 13, 2014. We will be servicing the FESEM EDS detector over night on Wed. The …

FESEM settings

April 9, 2013. I’ve been asked a few times recently why the settings, including kV, condenser lens, detector choice, extraction & emission current, etc., change from one session to another. The FESEM is a flexible instrument that is suitable for examination of varied samples. As such, it is unlikely that …