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Electron Microbeam

University of Illinois

Contact Information

Craig Lundstrom

217 244-6293



Instrument Type

ELECTRON MICROBEAM - SEM scanning electron microscope (including BSE, back-scattered electron detector) ELECTRON MICROBEAM - EDS energy dispersive spectrometer

JEOL 840A with 4 PI analysis system


Typical Use:

Conditions for Use:

Visitors are invited to work in the lab to work with lab personnel.
Visitors are invited to work in the lab to design and do the work yourself.

User Fees:

Nominal contribution for supplies only

Instrument Priorities:

Remote Use:


Sample Preparation:

Standard Collections/Lab Blanks:

Set of Smithsonian and oxide standards. Easy, user friendly quantitative EDS analysis.


Digital imaging and x-ray mapping

Educational Use:

Undergraduate student research projects are invited.
Graduate student research projects are invited.

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