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* lives in the "science ghetto" on the west end of the south wall at 2169.
 
* lives in the "science ghetto" on the west end of the south wall at 2169.
 
* is tended by Mike Kan and the rest of the [https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/sem SEM mailing list]
 
* is tended by Mike Kan and the rest of the [https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/sem SEM mailing list]
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* camera mounting stage and bellows hood for slow-scan exposure. Proposed (2010-06-15), Completed by Mike, Miloh, and Chris (2010-11-06)
  
 
=== Warnings ===
 
=== Warnings ===
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=== Todo list ===
 
=== Todo list ===
 
# column liner needs to be replaced.  Larry may be able to provide a clean liner. (2010-06-15)
 
# column liner needs to be replaced.  Larry may be able to provide a clean liner. (2010-06-15)
# camera mounting stage and hood for slow-scan exposure. (2010-06-15)
 
 
# (long term) build digital capture stage to replace CRT mechanism (2010-06-15)
 
# (long term) build digital capture stage to replace CRT mechanism (2010-06-15)
 
# build sputter coater for specimen preparation (2010-06-15)
 
# build sputter coater for specimen preparation (2010-06-15)

Revision as of 18:00, 9 November 2010

Contents

The Scanning Electron Microscope at Noisebridge.

  • "TV Mini-SEM (R)" by ISI (International Scientific Instruments)
  • lives in the "science ghetto" on the west end of the south wall at 2169.
  • is tended by Mike Kan and the rest of the SEM mailing list
  • camera mounting stage and bellows hood for slow-scan exposure. Proposed (2010-06-15), Completed by Mike, Miloh, and Chris (2010-11-06)

Warnings

  1. If you release the vacuum without venting the pump hose, pump oil will flood the chamber and contaminate the entire mechanism, requiring 10 hours of cleanup.
  2. If you vent air into the column without powering down the filament, you'll probably destroy the filament ($100).
  3. If you

Startup procedures

  1. get the power cord from Mike.
  2. (to be continued)

Todo list

  1. column liner needs to be replaced. Larry may be able to provide a clean liner. (2010-06-15)
  2. (long term) build digital capture stage to replace CRT mechanism (2010-06-15)
  3. build sputter coater for specimen preparation (2010-06-15)
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