ion column

ion column

[′ī‚än ‚käl·əm]
(geophysics)
The trail of ionized gases in the trajectory of a meteoroid entering the upper atmosphere; a part of the composite phenomenon known as a meteor. Also known as meteor trail.
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Delivery of the new ion column for SEM LYRA 3, including additional equipment and control software and related installation of the required components on the existing scanning electron microscope Tescan Lyra 3 XMH (S / N: MI3231471CZ) owned by the contracting authority.
A two-stage differentially pumped ion column to ensure the high-fidelity transfer of a pattern under all vacuum conditions.
The new low-energy Argon ion column in the NVision 40 CrossBeam workstation allows the fabrication of supreme sample quality by enabling almost complete removal of surface damage that typically occurs during the initial FIB milling steps.
The Argon ion column is retrofittable to existing NVision 40 workstations.
For example, using a gallium liquid metal ion (LMI) source in a single-lens, 25-keV focused ion column will produce a 100-nm-dia beam with current densities of up to 0.
Deep hole milling with the nanoBlade(tm) ion column and interactive micro-probing use proprietary Schlumberger technologies that enable single session design revision, diagnostics and validation.
A scanning electron microscope (SEM) coupled with an ion column (FIB) machining for nano-and a gas injection system for welding
For the highest quality precision, the IDS P3X system features the technology-leading nanoBlade(TM) ion column with an 8nm 2pA drill bit -- the most advanced FIB column available today.
Contract notice: Contract for supply and installation of a scanning electron microscopy field emission (fegsem) with focused ion column (fib)
ion columns instead of cation columns, thus leading to the unusual stoichiometry.
In addition to electron and ion columns, the FERA3 XMH Plasma FIB-FESEM can be configured with gas injection systems, nano- manipulators, and a wide variety of detectors including SE detector, BSE detector, SI (Secondary Ion) detector, CL (Cathodoluminescence) detector, EDX, and EBSD microanalyzers, etc.