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Electron Imaging Center for NanoMachines

EICN provides advanced electron imaging tools for applications ranging from materials science to structural biology

Titan 80-300 TEM

The FEI Titan family currently offers the Titan 80-300 TEM, the world’s most powerful, commercially-available scanning transmission electron microscope. Titan is the next generation of a unique 80-300 kV range microscope with 1.34 Angstrom resolution. The Titan system is poised to bring electron microscopy into a new era by expanding boundaries and assisting scientists and researchers to achieve ground-breaking results in nanoresearch. This electron microscope is equipped with a S-TWIN lens.

Key features:

  • Alignments: 80, 200, 300 kV
  • Field Emission Gun (X-FEG)
  • S-TWIN Cryobox
  • Computer-controlled compustage
  • +/- 40° single tilt analytical holder (without cryobox)
  • +/- 40/20° dual tilt analytical holder (without cryobox)
  • +/- 70° single tilt tomography holder (without cryobox)
  • +/- 30° tilt range with cryobox
  • EDS (Oxford X-MaxN 100TLE 100 mm2 SDD for TEM)
  • Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy (STEM) with HAADF, DF4, DF2, BF detectors
  • High Resolution STEM (HRSTEM)
  • Cs = 1.2 mm
  • Cc = 1.4 mm
  • S/TEM tomography package
  • TIA, image analysis software (FEI)
  • Ultrascan, US1000 2K digital camera (Gatan) with Digital Micrograph GM3 software
  • Direct Electron DE64 Camera with 4DSTEM package
  • EPU-S software
  • SerialEM automatic data acquisition system (Version 4.1.0 beta)

You are required to have at least 10 hours of previous experience on any modern FEI TEM with compustage in order to be qualified for Titan 80-300 TEM training. Instructions to become a user can be found here: EICN Become a User. Training can be requested by emailing eicnhelp@cnsi.ucla.edu. If you do not receive a reply within 48 hours, you can email Matthew Mecklenburg (mmecklenburg@cnsi.ucla.edu) to follow up.

Rates: Internal Academia rate: $70/hour; External Academia rate: $95/hour; Industry rate: $140/hour