The Microscopes

Transmission electron microscope, TEM

Model: JEM-2100F (Jeol CO, Tokyo, Japan)

Operating voltage: 80 kV or 200kV (field emission)

Magnification range: 50 - 1 500 000 X (transmission mode)

Resolution: < 0.2 nm

Scanning-transmission accessory

Digital camera: Quemesa 11 MPix (Olympus-SIS, Münster, Germany)

EDS system: Thermo Noran 60 mm2 EDS detector (ThermoFisher, Waltham, USA)

Sample holders: Routine, multi-sample, high-hilt

Scanning electron microscope, SEM

Model: Sigma HD|VP (Carl Zeiss, Jena, Germany)

Operating voltage: 0.02 - 30 kV (field emission)

Magnification range: 10 - 1 000 000 X

Resolution: max. 1.0 nm (@ 15 kV)

Variable pressure range: 2 - 133 Pa

Detectors: SE2, In-lens SE, BSE, VPSE, STEM, chamberscope

EDS system: Thermo Noran NS7 double-EDS 60 mm2 detectors (ThermoFisher, Waltham, USA)

Environmental Scanning electron microscope, ESEM

Model: XL30 ESEM-TMP (FEI CO, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

Operating voltage: 0.1 - 30 kV (tungsten filament)

Magnification range: 10 - 100 000 X

Resolution: varies by application

Variable pressure range: up to 2700 Pa

Detectors: SE2, BSE, LVSED, ESEM

EDS system: an old Röntec flash SDD detector