FIB/SEM - FEI Helios G4 PFIB CXe dual beam - Status: In Use
||*ANALYSIS OF RADIOACTIVE SPECIMENS WITH THIS INSTRUMENT IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED*
PLEASE NOTE: published rates are for the first 8 hours of usage; the rates then decrease as specified below (runs not to exceed 24 hours in total):
The FEI Helios G4 PFIB CXe DualBeam system integrates focused ion and scanning electron beams for FIB and SEM functionality in one instrument.
Zoom workshop on dual beam FIB/SEM tips, tricks, and other useful info (recorded 11/19/21)
EBSD Tutorial using EDAX Velocity EBSD camera and TEAM
PFIB lamella prep tutorial
1. Please create an RSC user account with a PI-approved funding source.
2. Please complete RSC general safety training.
3. 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 EntryNov 13, 2023 - User Report: PFIB users: the I-beam is working normally again (at least for now); the service technician devised a workaround to fix the issue if it comes back (which likely will be the case); if this problem comes back, please notify me immediately.
|Computer Access||Requires computer access be setup||Check Your Status|
|Funding Source||Requires permission to an active funding source||Check Your Status|
|FIB Competency||Requires completion of FIB Competency Quiz||Check Your Status|
|Work Plan||Requires a work plan be approved by PI and staff||Check Your Status|
|Agreement Form||Requires completed agreement form for equipment usage||Check Your Status|
|RSC Safety Training||Requires completion of safety training||Check Your Status|
|NRF Building Access||Requires issue of an id badge and entry badge and/or access level to be set.||Check Your Status|
|Equipment Training||Requires completion of equipment training||Check Your Status|
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