Cameca SX Five FE EPMA - Status: Available

  • Current Status: Available
  • Training: View Topics/Sessions
  • Use Rates:
    • External Academic & Government: $78.00/Hour
    • External Affiliated Commercial/Industrial: $157.50/Hour
    • External Commercial/Industrial: $210.00/Hour
    • External International Academic: $104.00/Hour
    • Internal Standard: $52.00/Hour
  • Service: Request Service Quote. The Staff rate is $50/hour (Internal) and $55 /hour (External) in addition to the instrument rate.
  • Building: NANO (0070)
  • Room: EPMA Lab (285)
  • In Cleanroom: No
  • Main Contact: Andres Trucco
Rate Notes: Published rates are for first 8 hours. Rate then decreases to $13/hr. for Internal Standard - $19.50/hr. for External Academic & Gov. - $26/hr. External Int. Academic - $39/hr. for External Affiliated Commercial/Industrial - $52/hr. for External Commercial/Industrial.
    Runs not to exceed 24 hours in total.

    Field Emission Electron Probe Micro Analyzer for Quantitative Analysis and X-Ray Mapping with Sub-Micron Spatial Resolution. The SXFiveFE provides:
    - Field emission source and SEM with 6nm resolution @ 25-30keV.
    - Automation capabilities for-long term unattended analysis.
    - Quantitative analysis at submicron scale.
    - High quality minor and trace element analysis.
    - Mapping at high spartial resolution.
    - High precision WDS spectrometers for high reproducibility.
    - Detection limits down to 100ppm (0.01%)

    Introduction to Electron Probe Micro analysis
    Electron Probe Micro Analysis Wiki

    Latest Status Log EntryNov 17, 2023 - Resource Status Up - Service visit done. Filament replaced. Tested and ready to go. Sample holder is inside the instrument.

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