Specifications

Specifications of the electron microscopes

Two 300 kV cryo electron microscopes are based on the Titan platform as provided by FEI Company. At NeCEN the hardware and software of the electron microscopes will be regularly updated to keep the infrastructure cutting state-of-the-art.

 

Krios 1

Optimized instrument for tomography. Key features:

  • S-FEG 300 keV
  • C-Twin pole piece
  • STEM package
  • FEI Volta phase plate
  • Gatan energy filter with K2 Summit DED
  • Gatan Orius CCD camera
  • EFTEM package
  • Falcon 2 DED
  • EPU automated data collection for SPA
  • Automated dual-axis batch tomography
  • Tomo4, Serial EM, UCSF Tomo

Krios 2

Optimized instrument for single particle acquisition. Key features:

  • X-FEG high-brightness gun 300 keV
  • C-Twin pole piece
  • Cs corrector
  • STEM package
  • Gatan Orius CCD camera
  • Falcon 3 Electron Counting DED
  • EPU automated data collection for SPA
  • Automated dual-axis batch tomography

 

Titan Krios at NeCEN