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Operational Status ● Online
Description

The world's first fully integrated Xe plasma source FIB with SEM enables extremely high ion currents up to 2.5 μA thus increasing sputtering rate more than 50 times compared to conventional Ga source FIB. This predetermines XEIA for milling big volumes of materials that were time consuming or impossible in the past.

The XEIA is a fully PC controlled SEM with Schottky field emission cathode in combination with Xe Plasma Focused Ion Beam (SEM-FIB) column and also fully equipped with Gas Injection System (GIS) for five different gases. With more than 20 ports in the newly designed large sample chamber, the XEIA also integrates a variety of nano-analytical capabilities in one single instrument. The XEIA equipped with:

  • EDS (Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectrometry)
  • CL (Cathodoluminescence)
For External nonprofit/university users: 1st 10 hours in a billing cycle will be billed at $137/hour; any additional hours in that same billing cycle will be billed at $110/hour
Location AIM Lab | 1237E Kim Eng. Bldg.
Manufacturer
Staff Contact Wen-AnWen-An Chiou
wachiou@umd.edu
301-405-0541
Rates
UMD
$95/hr
External Non-profit / University
$147/hr
Small Commercial / MTECH
$189/hr
Large Commercial
$248/hr
No Charge
$0/hr
Reservations
Date Start End User
12/02/2021 12:00 AM 12:00 AM Jiancun Rao
12/03/2021 12:00 AM 12:00 AM Jiancun Rao
12/04/2021 12:00 AM 12:00 AM Jiancun Rao
12/05/2021 12:00 AM 12:00 AM Jiancun Rao
01/24/2022 01:00 PM 03:30 PM Jiancun Rao
Logs
Mon, Jan 24, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Jiancun Rao
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JC busy: New Laboratory Researcher for Undergraduates training course
Sun, Dec 05, 2021
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Jiancun Rao
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SEM is fully functional. Plasma FIB is not available.
Sat, Dec 04, 2021
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Jiancun Rao
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SEM is fully functional. Plasma FIB is not available.
Fri, Dec 03, 2021
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Jiancun Rao
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SEM is fully functional. Plasma FIB is not available.
Thu, Dec 02, 2021
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Jiancun Rao
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SEM is fully functional. Plasma FIB is not available.
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