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HacDC is in the process of obtaining a scanning electron microscope: a Cambridge Stereoscan 200.
HacDC is in the process of obtaining a scanning electron microscope: a Cambridge Stereoscan 200.
[[File:SEM_install_1_thumb.jpg|right|SEM in workshop]]


=Current Status=
=Current Status=


Awaiting pick-up and installation (March 29th and 30th).
March 30th: Moving complete! The SEM is now in the workshop.
 
March 29th: Awaiting pick-up and installation (March 29th and 30th).


A space in the workshop has been cleared. Photo: http://i.imgur.com/BDNWL5z.jpg
March 23rd: A space in the workshop has been cleared. Photo: http://i.imgur.com/BDNWL5z.jpg


=Maintenance Information=
=Maintenance Information=

Revision as of 17:30, 30 March 2014

HacDC is in the process of obtaining a scanning electron microscope: a Cambridge Stereoscan 200.

SEM in workshop

Current Status

March 30th: Moving complete! The SEM is now in the workshop.

March 29th: Awaiting pick-up and installation (March 29th and 30th).

March 23rd: A space in the workshop has been cleared. Photo: http://i.imgur.com/BDNWL5z.jpg

Maintenance Information

Maintenance and repair logs will be kept on an ongoing basis. For previous status and repairs, see:

  1. http://757labs.org/2012/09/scanning-electron-microscope-update/ (archival link -- text only)
  1. http://757labs.org/wiki/Projects/SEM (archival link -- text only)

Useful information

Resources

The original S200 operating instructions will be available at the space in a three-ring binder near the machine. If possible, members will also have access to a PDF copy of Scanning Electron Microscopy - A Student's Handbook, 1980, self-published by Michael Postek, et al. This book was widely used by microscopists and is still regarded as a good learning reference, but the original binding is rare and prone to falling apart. It might be possible to use the PDF copy for private, educational use.

Contacts

We'll have a list here of HacDC members who are responsible for the SEM, including people that should be notified about problems.