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How do Tungsten filaments compare to Phenom’s CeB6 source?

How do Tungsten filaments compare to Phenom's CeB6 source? This question requires a bit of explanation as there is not a simple answer.   This article is provided as clarification in response to the following Blog post: http://blog.phenom-world.com/sem-electron-source-ceb6-right-choice. typical Tungsten Cathode typical LaB6 or CeB6 Cathode [...]

How do Tungsten filaments compare to Phenom’s CeB6 source?2017-10-01T12:28:15-08:00

Magnification or Resolution – which is more important?

Magnification versus Resolution - which is more important? We often get asked about magnification in Tabletop SEM.  Magnification is a relative term since the actual magnified size of an image depends on how it is displayed.  This is why the micrographs captured by Scanning Electron Microscopes almost always contain a "scale bar" so that [...]

Magnification or Resolution – which is more important?2017-08-02T13:50:07-08:00

How long does sample exchange require compared to the Phenom SEM?

How long does sample exchange require compared to the Phenom SEM? Our SEM system's have a medium size chamber that reaches its vacuum level in roughly 2.5 to 3 minutes.  It can be opened in about 30 seconds from pressing "exchange" on the SEM's front panel. The Phenom SEM is able to exchange samples [...]

How long does sample exchange require compared to the Phenom SEM?2017-09-23T12:41:47-08:00