Microscopes

 

The NORTEM consortium offers access to a wide range of TEM instruments with different capabilities and complementarity between the two nodes.

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Microscopes of Oslo node

 

FEI Titan G2 60-300

FEI Titan G2 60-300 microscope. Photo
  • Wien-filter monochromator: 0.2 eV energy resolution in EELS (at 200 kV)
  • Aligned for 60, 200, and 300 kV accelerating voltages
  • DCOR Cs probe corrector: 0.8 Å spatial resolution in STEM (at 300 kV)
  • Super-X EDS detector: 0.7 srad collection angle. Windowless design allows superior light element detection
  • High brightness XFEG
  • S-TWIN objective lens: 2.0 Å spatial resolution in TEM (at 300 kV)
  • Gatan 2k Ultrascan 1000XP CCD camera
  • Gatan GIF Quantum ER 965 with Ultrafast DualEELS spectrometer and 2k CCD detector
  • Omega-q mapping module
  • TrueImage Professional package
  • Smart tilt and k-Space Control diffraction package
  • Remote operation
  • High-visibility, low-background Double tilt sample holder, ± 35 degrees tilt in two directions
  • Gatan Double tilt heating holder, up to 850 °C, ± 30 degrees tilt in two directions
  • Gatan Double tilt cryo stage, -170 to +110 °C, ± 30 degrees tilt in two directions
  • Protochips Fusion 500 Double tilt holder with MEMS-based E-chips for in-situ thermal and electrothermal TEM analysis. Heating up to 1200 °C
  • Protochips Atmosphere gas cell system: allows high spatial resolution S/TEM imaging, EELS and EDS at ambient pressure and high temperature. Supplies experiment gases at pressures up to 1 atm, temperature between room temperature and 1000 °C at any pressure within operating range

 

Jeol 2100F

Jeol 2100F in Oslo. Photo
  • Oxford X-Max-80 SDD EDS detector, 0.23 srad collection angle
  • Point resolution (UHR-configuration): 1.9 Å in TEM (at 200 kV)
  • Electron holography Bi-prism
  • Schottky field emission gun (FEG). Energy spread < 0.8 eV (0.6 eV attainable)
  • Aligned for 120 and 200 kV
  • Lattice resolution (UHR-pole piece): 1 Å in TEM (at 200 kV)
  • STEM resolution: 2 Å
  • STEM JEOL HAADF detector and Gatan BF/DF detector
  • Gatan Orius 200D CCD camera
  • Gatan Quantum 963 EELS spectrometer
  • Holders:
    • single tilt holder
    • double tilt holders (± 25 degrees tilt in two directions)
    • cold stage holder (-170 to +110 °C)

 

Microscopes of Trondheim node

 

Jeol ARM200F

Jeol ARM200F microscope. Photo
  • Cold field emission gun with energy spread of < 0.3 eV
  • Fully aligned at 80 and 200 kV
  • Cs-probe corrector (Resolution in HAADF < 1Å)
  • Cs-image corrector (Resolution in HRTEM < 1 Å)
  • Centurio SDD EDX (solid angle 0.98 sr)
  • Quantum GIF with DualEELS and 2k CCD
  • 2k Orius CCD (side mounted) and 2k UltraScan XP CCD (bottom mounted)
  • Stable 5-axis gonio with piezo control in x, y and z-directions
  • Detectors for BF(2x), ABF, ADF, and HAADF(2x) STEM
  • Gatan GMS 2.3, 64 bit.
  • Custom designed room with water cooled walls and field cancellation
  • Holders: single tilt holders, single tilt reinforced, double tilt holders (+- 30 degrees), double tilt reinforced, cold stage holder, heating holder, enviromental cell/transfer holder, tomography holders and a rotation holder.
  • Location: Kjemiblokk 1-U2

 

Jeol 2100F

Jeol 2100F in Trondheim. Photo
  • 200 kV Schottky field emission gun (energy spread 0.7 eV). Operational at lower voltages as well
  • Gatan 2k UltraScan CCD (bottom mounted)
  • Scanning option (STEM) with BF and HAADF detector
  • Oxford X-max 80 SDD EDX (solid angle 0.23 sr)
  • ASTAR orientation mapping system
  • Gatan TEM/STEM tomography
  • Gatan GMS 2.3, 64 bit.
  • Holders: single tilt holders, double tilt holders (+- 30 degrees), cold stage holder, heating holder, enviromental cell/transfer holder, tomography holders and a rotation holder.
  • Location: Kjemiblokk 1-U2

 

Jeol 2100

Jeol 2100 microscope. Photo
  • LaB6 filament. Aligned and calibrated at 120 and 200 kV.
  • Gatan 2k Orius CCD (side mounted, large view)
  • Scanning option (STEM) with BF and HAADF detectors
  • GIF system with 2k CCD
  • Oxford X-max 80 SDD EDX (solid angle 0.23 sr)
  • Gatan GMS 1.8, 32 bit.
  • Holders: single tilt holders, double tilt holders (+- 30 degrees), cold stage holder, heating holder, environmental cell/transfer holder, tomography holders and a rotation holder.
  • Location: Kjemiblokk 1-U2

 

 

Jeol 2010

Jeol 2010 microscope. Photo
  • 200 kV LaB6 filament.
  • Scanning option, ADF and BF STEM.
  • EDAX SDD EDX.
  • 2k preGIF CCD.
  • Gatan GIF imaging filter (hardware upgrade 2009).
  • Holders: Single tilt, double tilt, cold stage (Liquid nitrogen), heating(+ 700 C).
  • Located in Materials Science building, Alfred Getzvei, EM-Lab, F-3.

 

Philips CM30

Philips CM30 microscope. Photo
  • LaB6 filament. Aligned and calibrated at 150 and 200 kV.
  • Gatan model 666 parallel electron energy loss spectrometer (PEELS) with EL/P software.
  • 1k Tietz CCD camera for digital image acquisition and negatives.
  • Holders: Single tilt, double tilt, cold stage (Liquid nitrogen), heating(+ 700 C), rotation.
  • Location: Natural sciences building BU2-105