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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.
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.
* SPI supplies: http://www.2spi.com


=Contacts=
=Contacts=


We'll have a list here of HacDC members who are responsible for the SEM, including people that should be notified about problems.
We'll have a list here of HacDC members who are responsible for the SEM, including people that should be notified about problems.
=Supplies wishlist=
* Apiezon M vacuum grease for "O" rings, to be used for vacuum seals at room temperature: http://www.2spi.com/catalog/vac/apiezon/apiezon-m.php ($70 for 25g).
* Replacement "O" ring for chamber->gun vacuum tube, for the chamber-side mounting adapter. (Will this work?  http://www.grainger.com/product/O-Ring-1RHY8)

Revision as of 21:37, 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.


Supplies wishlist