Prepare samples by coating, drying, etching, milling, polishing, and sectioning.
Leica CPD 030 Critical Point Dryer
The Leica CPD 030 Critical Point Dryer is a critical point drying device for biological
and industrial samples.
It uses Integrated Vapor Compression Refrigeration System with low CO2 consumption. It is a top-loading system that provides visibility of the immersed
specimen from above and below. The dryer has a gas flow measuring device and a magnetic
stirrer for mixing of transitional fluids.
This instrument can be reserved for use.
Additional Specimen Preparation Equipment
Denton DV-502A carbon evaporator for applying thin carbon films on SEM samples
Cressington 208HR high resolution sputter coater with thin film monitor
Coating types are carbon and platinum-palladium (specify the thickness).
Anatech Hummer 6 converted to plasma and DC etching
JEOL IB-19500CP low angle, low energy ion mill for SEM and TEM sample preparation. This
instrument can be reserved for use.
SouthBay Technology MS501B Twinl Jet electropolisher for preparation of TEM foils
Allied High Tech Products MultiPrep polishing system
Leica Ultracut UCT ultramicrotome for room temperature sectioning for TEM analysis
with the FCS cryo attachment for low temperature sectioning