Texas Tech University

The Hitachi S-570

The Hitachi S-570 is a high vacuum instrument capable of resolving 3.5 nm at 25 kV. It has secondary and backscattered electron detectors as well as an in-lens secondary electron detector. Images may be saved digitally . The system is primarily used instructing students and as an imaging instrument. It's resolution and high vacuum performance are outstanding, and it can provide users with publication quality images of traditionally prepared samples. The Orion image capture system allows for simple calibration and measurement directly from micrographs.

College of Arts and Sciences Microscopy