Course Leader: Richard Wührer (Western Sydney University, AUS)
First Run: Konstanz European Workshop, 2017
EM Maintenance Workshop
The care and correct maintenance of an SEM is the key aspect for a correctly operating instrument. This ½-day short course will cover many aspects of SEM maintenance. Some of the topics to be covered include: vacuum systems and their maintenance, cleaning of microscope parts such as apertures and Wehnelt assembly, basic monitoring of instrument, testing of instrument operation (resolution, magnification calibration), EDS maintenance and calibration, monitoring filament conditions (filament life improvement and setting), and sorting out imaging problems.