Available Instruments

Voltage-pulsed 3D Atom Probe

  • Base voltage < 15kV
  • Pulse voltage < 3.5 kV
  • Pulse frequency: 80kHz
  • Pulse width: 5 ns
  • Flight path: 13 cm
  • Diameter of MCP: 14 cm
  • Sample tilting range +/-50° (two axes)
  • Additional gas reaction cell (hydrogen, CO, O2 ...)
  • Additional field ion microscope

 

Laser-Assisted Micro-Electrode 3D Atom Probe

  • Pulse frequency 200 ... 500 kHz
  • Pulse width: 250fs
  • Laser wavelength (F/SHG/THG): 1030nm / 515nm / 343nm
  • Diameter of optional microelectrode: 10 ... 50 μm
  • Flight path: 12 cm
  • Detector diameter: 14 cm

 

 

Field-Ion Microscope

  • Imaging gases: He, Ne
  • Tip temperature: T>25 K
  • Flight path: 5 cm
  • Screen diameter: 75 mm
  • Sample tilting range +/- 60° (two axes)

Dual Beam

FEI Scios

  • Electrostatic electron column (resolution 0.9 nm)
  • EBSD
  • EDX
  • Focussed Ga beam (10 nm)
  • Flexible gas injection
  • FEI Micromanipulator
  • Cryo Preparation (APT samples may be cut even from liquids)

 

Cryo Preparation

LEICA

  • Qench freezing
  • Coating
  • Sample fracturing
  • Cryo transfer