Scanning Electron Microscope laboratory
What we are doing: High-resolution imaging of geological materials (minerals, microfossils), semiquantitative chemical analysis of minerals.
- Hitachi SU5000 FE-SEM (Schottky FEG) including low-vacuum mode and inlens SE-detector. Installed 2015.
- Dual Bruker XFlash30 EDS system and HR EBSD system with Argus running on Quantax 800.
- Delmic Sparc Advanced CL system.
Sample Preparation Equipment
- Carbon Coater Cressington 208C (shared with the Electron Microprobe Laboratory).
- Gold Coater: Quorum Q150R S.