High vacuum coating system for electron microscopy Leica Microsystems EM ACE 600 (LEICACOAT-NANO)


Guarantor: Vojtěch Švarc
Instrument status: Non Operational Non Operational, 19.5.2020 09:52, System failure, Leica could not be started
Equipment placement: CEITEC Nano - C1.23
Research group: CF: CEITEC Nano

Detailed description:

High vacuum coater for deposition of conductive coatings on SEM and TEM samples. Processes are driven by bulit-in microprocessor control unit and are fully automatized. Process steps and parameters are set through a touch screen.
Equipped with Au sputter target and carbon thread evaporation source as standard.
Other targets for sputtering available only on request.


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