FIB - FEI Helios NanoLab 600i dual beam FIB/SEM - Status: Available
||The FEI Helios NanoLab 600i DualBeam system integrates focused ion and scanning electron beams for FIB and SEM functionality in one instrument.
YouTube video demonstrating what is covered in basic training of the Helios
YouTube video tutorial on use of the Helios to prepare lamellas
Zoom workshop on dual beam FIB/SEM tips, tricks, and other useful info (recorded 11/19/21)
1. Please create an RSC user account with a PI-approved funding source.
2. Please complete RSC general safety training.
3. Please complete the Radiation Safety Short Course AND obtain a dosimeter badge (regardless if you are working with radioactive or non-radioactive materials).
4. Please complete the FIB Knowledge Training course through eLearning; submit a training request using the "Training" link at the bottom of the page and follow the instructions to be added to the course; you must complete this course regardless of any prior coursework or operational experience related to SEM or FIB you may have.
Latest Status Log EntryMay 26, 2023 - User Note: Put regulator on new gas cylinder. Labeled empty cylinder. Still needs Airgas account #.
|Application note - recipe for preparing TEM specimens||Download|
|Helios - FEI manufacturer manual||Download|
|Helios standard operating procedure||Download|
|NFMCF user safety protocols||Download|
|Publication on TEM specimen prep via FIB by Schaffer (2012)||Download|
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