AMMRF -

Cameca NanoSIMS 50 Ion Probe

Contact

Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, The University of Western Australia
Assist/Prof. Matt Kilburn, NanoSIMS Manager
Tel: 08 6488 8068
Email: matt.kilburn@uwa.edu.au
 

Capabilities
  • Elemental mapping at the sub-micron scale (hydrogen to uranium).
  • In-situ stable isotope measurements at sub-micron scale.
  • Imaging of light elements and isotopic tracers in biological materials at sub-cellular level.
  • Analysis of materials, biological samples, and minerals.
Configuration
Example image

Clockwise from top left:
NanoSIMS images of a section through a 13C-labeled polyp of the coral Galaxea fascicularis. Individual symbiotic algae (arrows) that have accumulated 13C are clearly visible:
a) secondary electron image
b) 12C-
c) 13C-
d) 12C-12N-
e) 32S-
f) 13C-/12C-

FOV = 30 ┬Ám.
Scale on f) 13C/12C ratio values.

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Flagship instruments

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Cameca NanoSIMS 50 Ion Probe
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High-resolution SEM microanalysis facility
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PHI TRIFT V nanoToF ToF-SIMS
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