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TEM status

October 2, 2012. The TEM problem seems to be in remission so, I am releasing the TEM for routine use. Note that the dark current values have changed since we opened the HV tank. This will affect the maximum beam current values. IMPORTANT NOTE – The maximum kV is 200! …

FESEM issue

July 17, 2012. I’ve received 2 reports of problems with the main sample entry port (MV1). When this happens the EVAC and AIR buttons blink and the HV won’t come on. I have made an adjustment but, you should be sure that the port is completely closed with the MV1 arm. …