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Electron Microprobe Laboratory

Concord University
http://academics.concord.edu/microanalysis/

Contact Information

Dr. Stephen C. Kuehn

304-384-6322

sckuehn@concord.edu

Athens

WEST VIRGINIA

Instrument Type

ELECTRON MICROBEAM - SEM scanning electron microscope (including BSE, back-scattered electron detector)
ELECTRON MICROBEAM - EDS energy dispersive spectrometer
ELECTRON MICROBEAM - EMPA electron microprobe; wavelength dispersive spectrometers

Model: ARL SEMQ

Application:

Micro-imaging

Typical Use:

Microanalysis of mineral and glass compositions
X-ray mapping
Imaging

Conditions for Use:

Submitted samples will be analyzed on a contract basis (i.e. lab personnel will do the work).
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:

Please inquire with lab manager

Instrument Priorities:

Remote Use:

Remote operation is under development. Availability is anticipated for Fall 2011.

Sample Preparation:

Standard Collections/Lab Blanks:

Software:

Educational Use:

Class demonstrations are available for undergraduates.
Class demonstrations are available for K-12
Undergraduate student research projects are invited
Graduate student research projects are invited


Support provided by:

NSF
WV EPSCOR Innovation Grant
Institutional funds


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