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.

Use Prerequisites

Computer AccessRequires computer access be setupCheck Your Status
Funding SourceRequires permission to an active funding sourceCheck Your Status
SEM CompetencyRequires completion of SEM Competency QuizCheck Your Status
Work PlanRequires a work plan be approved by PI and staffCheck Your Status
Agreement FormRequires completed agreement form for equipment usageCheck Your Status
RSC Safety TrainingRequires completion of safety trainingCheck Your Status
NRF Building AccessRequires issue of an id badge and entry badge and/or access level to be set.Check Your Status
Equipment TrainingRequires completion of equipment trainingCheck Your Status

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