Tecnai LaB6

    Equipment/facility: Equipment

      Description

      Types of sample holders available:
      Cryo-holder and cryo-transfer holder for looking at frozen hydrated samples.
      In-situ heating and biasing:Protochips Aduro 500 (link to in-situ page)
      In-situ liquid and electrochemistry:Protochips Poseidon 510 (link to in-situ page)
      Fischione tomography (+/- 70° tilt)

      Typical Applications
      Microstructure and nanostructure: size and morphology
      Cross-section analysis (layer thickness, interface quality)
      Crystal structure determination through electron diffraction
      Defect analysis (dislocations, stacking faults, etc.)
      High resolution images (~0.2 nm resolution)
      Chemical information – composition and bonding (EDS, EELS) from single points, line scans or maps
      Energy filtered imaging (EFTEM)
      Z-contrast imaging using high angle annular dark field (HAADF)

      Application Examples
      Z-Contrast Imaging of InAs Quantum Wells in GaAs/AlAs Quantum Wells
      Nanocrystalline Diamond in Ru-Doped DLC Films
      XPS and HR-TEM Analysis of High k Thin Films

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      Imaging techniques
      Diamond
      Electron energy loss spectroscopy
      Optical resolving power
      Stacking faults
      Electrochemistry
      Image resolution
      Dislocations (crystals)
      Semiconductor quantum wells
      Tomography
      Energy dispersive spectroscopy
      Nanostructures
      Crystal structure
      Transmission electron microscopy
      Heating
      Thin films
      Electrons
      Liquids
      Chemical analysis
      gallium arsenide