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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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.
The VectraVision incorporates FEI's VisION(TM) ion column -- specifically developed for technologies used in today's microprocessors, digital signal processors, and graphics and wireless chips.
The Argon ion column is retrofittable to existing NVision 40 workstations.
A scanning electron microscope (SEM) coupled with an ion column (FIB) machining for nano-and a gas injection system for welding
Included in the robust feature set of the Vectra Gen5 are FEI's most advanced ion column for demanding circuit edit applications; an infra-red microscope for through silicon navigation; ultra-high stage accuracy; multiple, complimentary endpoint technologies; machine intelligence and automation; a mechanical in-situ prober; and the most versatile beam chemistry for etch and deposition.
The V600FIB features FEI's Sidewinder(TM) 30kV ion column, a versatile gas delivery system to suit specific application requirements, and a 5-axis tilt stage for stable site-specific cross sectioning for failure analysis applications.
It combines FEI's advanced electron column and high-current ion column technologies to provide high throughput cross-sectional metrology.
A two-stage differentially pumped ion column to ensure the high-fidelity transfer of a pattern under all vacuum conditions.
These features include expanded software automation for data acquisition and interpretation, improved sample viewing and stage navigation software, and a dual source ion column for depth profiling.
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)
Featuring an advanced ion column technology, a versatile gas delivery system, and advanced end-pointing control, the V600CE delivers enhanced circuit edit capabilities.