Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) - Dual Beam SEM/FIB FEI Quanta 3D FEG


Available Techniques

SEM imaging - simultaneus collection of secondary electrons (SE) and backscattered electrons (BSE)


Gold on Carbon - SE (Left), BSE (Right)



Sum of signals SE (red), BSE (blue)



Enviromental Scanning Electron Microscopy (ESEM) - imaging of biological and non conductive samples in the water vapour enviroment up to 2700 Pa





Electrone Probe Micro-Analysis (EPMA)


EDX - Energy Dispersive Spectrometry



WDS - Wavelength Dispersive Spectrometry



EBSD - Electron Backscatter Diffraction




Nanomanipulation using Ga FIB





Preparation of the thin foil "lamella" of around 100 nm thickness for TEM imaging







Video showing lamella preparation process