ELECTRON MICROBEAM - SEM scanning electron microscope (including BSE, back-scattered electron detector)
ELECTRON MICROBEAM - EDS energy dispersive spectrometer
JEOL 6400 SEM - Oxford ISIS EDS
Standard-based spot analyses to determine mineral composition
Conditions for Use:
Visitors are invited to work in the lab to work with lab personnel.
There is no dedicated technician, so potential users must make arrangements with Professor John Brady for assistance.
(1) class use
(2) student research
(3) faculty research
Polished standard rock thin sections or samples in a 1-inch diameter cylinder (<= 1/2 inch thick)
Standard Collections/Lab Blanks:
Mineral standards are used.
Oxford ISIS software
Class demonstrations are available for undergraduates.
Undergraduate student research projects are invited.
Graduate student research projects are invited.