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Surface Analysis

Scanning Electron Microscope's (SEM)

  • FEG-SEM (Field Emission Gun- SEM) : High Resoultion
  • LV-SEM (Low Vacuum SEM) : All Solid materials no coating necessary
  • E-SEM (Environmental - SEM) : Only system in Ireland - WET samples

X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS / ESCA)

  • Sensitivity at 0.1 At%
  • Quantitative chemical information of the first 10nm atomic layers
  • Oxidation state information of elements on the surface

Transmission Electon Microscope's (TEM) Interfaces of thin films

  • 200KV TEM - 0.21nm Resolution : High Resoultion
  • 120KV TEM - 0.4nm Resolution : High Contrast
  • Scanning - TEM (STEM) - 0.7nm Resolution : Cost Effective, Quick

Focused Ion Beam (FIB)

  • Variable Voltage DualBeam FIB : TEM sample Prep, X-Sections

3D Optical Profilometry (3D-OP)

  • Non contact surface profiling information

Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD)

  • Site specfic crystal structure information

Surface area and pore size analyser (Quantachrome)

  • Surface area analysis
  • Mesopore size distribution
  • Standard micropore methods
  • "Any Gas capability"

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