Instrumentation

The consortium approach allows SuperSTEM to provide access to cutting-edge aberration corrected instruments at the following locations (select to show):
 

Consortium Universities

The following table shows an overview of the instrumenation capabilities at the consortium universities:

University:     Glasgow     Leeds Liverpool Manchester Oxford
Make and Model JEOL ARM200F FEI Tecnai F20 (G2) JEOL 2100FCs Titan ChemiSTEM JEOL 2200MCO
AcceleratingVoltages (corrected)
60kV
120kV
200kV
80kV
200kV
200kV

80kV
200kV
80kV
200kV
Gun Type CFEG     Schottky FEG Schottky FEG Schottky FEG Schottky FEG
STEM techniques available HAADF, MAADF, BF, Annular BF, DPC, Fast DualEELS, EDX(0.26sr), SI HAADF, BF, EDX HAADF, MAADF, BF, EELS, SI HAADF, EDX(>0.6sr) HAADF, MAADF, BF, EELS, EDX, SI
STEM imaging resolution <100 pm at 200kV expected 300pm (not corrected) <100pm demonstrated 80pm at 200keV
120pm at 80kV expected
80pm at 200kV demonstrated
EELS Spectrometer Type Gatan Quantum 965 Imaging Filter with fast shutter, DualEELS and high speed VSM
Gatan Quantum 963 Imaging Filter EFTEM & EELS Modes
Jeol in-column imaging filter
EELS energy resolution 0.3-0.43V FWHM depending on emission current.
Max entrance half angle >150mrad
  0.7eV   <0.1 eV using installed monochromator;
0.7eV full energy-width beam
Other Capabilities - Field free STEM with DPC

- pre-specimen electrostatic blank

- fast voltage and current feedthrough to specimen rods

- Electron Tomography
- Cooling holder down to liquid nitrogen temperatures;

- Gatan heating holder up to 1000C;

- Suite of DFT EELS modelling codes plus experience
  - Cooling holder down to liquid nitrogen temperatures and heatingholder

- tomography holder
- Cooling holder down to liquid nitrogen temperatures with demonstrated 90pm resolution