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Technical Equipment

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1. Electron Microscopy


Philips CM 20

  • 200 kV High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscope
  • Field Emission Gun (FEG)
  • Gatan Imaging Energy Filter (GIF)
Equipment for Preparation of Cross Section HRTEM-samples:
  • grinding machines, high vacuum sputtering and evaporation, dimpler, diamond wire saw etc.
  • ion milling system BAL-TEC RES 010



FEI Nova NanoSEM 200

  • Schottky Field Emission Gun
  • Backscattered Electrons
  • Analytical Detectors for:
    • X-ray Microanalysis
    • Electron Backscattering Diffraction (EBSD)
    • Cathodolumineszenz


2. Scanning Probe Microscopy


Low Temperature STM

  • scanning tunnelling microscopy/spectroscopy at low temperature of down to 4.5 K
  • in situ epitaxial growth of molecular adlayers
  • electrospray system for bulk and fragile molecules deposition
  • Low energy electron diffraction (LEED) measurements
  • sputter anneal cycles of metal crystals



Variable Temperature STM

  • in situ epitaxial growth of molecular adlayers
  • Low temperature scanning tunnelling microscopy with flowing cryostat
  • Low energy electron diffraction (LEED) measurements
  • sputter anneal cycles of metal crystals



RHK 300

  • ambient STM
  • SPM 1000 Electronics Controller



Burleigh ambient STM

  • ambient STM
  • electronic controller system from Burleigh Instructional STM


  • Atomic Force Microscope (Burleigh)
  • Scanning Electrical Force Microscope (SEFM) (Extension of TopoMetrix AFM)
completed instrumental developments:
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscope of Besocke Type (home made)
  • Ballistic Electron Emission Microscope (BEEM)
  • NC AFM for simultaneous operation of cantilever-arrays

3. Light Microscope

Optical Microscope

Keyence Digital Microscope VHX-500

  • transmitted- and reflectet-light operation
  • different objectiv lenses
  • camera resolution 1600x1200 px


Press Articles

  • Vote for the 2019 PR Image Award

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  • Running Together for the University

    Compete on behalf of Chemnitz University of Technology at the WiC Company Run on 4 September 2019 – Registration is open until 24 August – TUC running shirts will be available after 26 August …