Specifications

Specifications of the electron microscopes

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

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 II 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