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Electron microscope (transmission)

Model #: FEI Tecnai G2 Spirit BioTwin

Allows users to perform next-generation microscopy for life sciences; designed to provide high-contrast, high-resolution imaging and analysis with conventional thin-sectioned specimens, electron tomography, and cryoEM for hydrated samples

FEI Tecnai G2 Spirit BioTwin

FEI Tecnai G2 Spirit BioTwin

Uses

  • High-contrast, high-resolution imaging and analysis with conventional thin-sectioned specimens
  • Electron tomography
  • CryoEM for hydrated samples

Specifications

  • Resolution: 0.34nm lattice
  • Accelerating voltage: 20 to 120kV
  • Magnification: 22x to 340,000x
  • Tile angle: +/- 80°
  • Cameras: side-mount AMT XR41 CCD, and bottom-mount Eagle 4k HS

Details

  • High contrast, high resolution for 20 –120 kV operation
  • Optimized for 2D & 3D imaging of cells, cell organelles and soft matter
  • High level of automation: Auto-Gun and automatic tuning
  • Smart Tracking Position System for sample navigation
  • Customized protocols for diverse applications
  • Sample observation at liquid nitrogen temperature
  • Technology for sharp imaging of thicker samples
  • Ergonomic design for operational comfort

More details available on the FEI website