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SEM: Hitachi TM4000+

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SNSF houses a Hitachi TM4000+ Tabletop SEM. While the SEM is used primarily for Education & Outreach, SNSF users can get trained on the instrument and use it for research projects. The instrument features:

  • 3 Imaging Modes: BSE, SE, BSE/SE Mix
  • Low vac SE detector for uncoated samples
  • Acc. Voltage: 5, 10, 15kV
  • Spot Size Current :4 modes per kV (12 total) to accommodate any sample

Getting Started and Training Information

In order to become a qualified user on the Hitachi 4000+ SEM, you need to follow each of these steps in the order as listed here:

  1. Become a lab member of SNSF and follow the instructions to activate a Badger account.
  2. Review the Hitachi 4000+ Quick Guide listed in the Resource section below.
  3. Email with your sample details and availability to schedule a one hour training session.