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Microscope Status


Internal news

  • Q250 service scheduled Aug 17-21 Dear All,Quanta 250 will undergo scheduled service next week Aug 17- Aug 21. We expect to return the tool to service before COB Thursday. Sorry for the inconvenience.
    Posted Aug 11, 2014, 4:44 AM by mike tiner
  • Quanta 250 and Helios repaired The Quanta250 and Helios microscopes are returned to service, please use the online scheduler to reserve time on the tool, please follow the booking rules as listed on the reservations ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2014, 3:34 AM by mike tiner
  • Tecnai returned to service The Tecnai TEM is now returned to service, please use the new online booking application to reserve a time.
    Posted Mar 4, 2014, 1:27 AM by mike tiner
  • Microscope restart and Maintenance Thank you for your patience as the building chilled water system was repaired, we are cautiously optimistic that the microscopes will return to stable operation shortly. The Quanta250 and Helios ...
    Posted Feb 26, 2014, 3:17 AM by mike tiner
  • AC and Cooling water outage We have been forced to shut down the TEMs and place the SEM and SEM/FIB microscopes in standby because the building PCW system is having a short term issue ...
    Posted Feb 23, 2014, 5:41 AM by mike tiner
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Our Mission

Through very generous support from the Government of Abu Dhabi, Masdar Institute is proud to host the most advanced set of Electron Microscopy equipment available in the UAE. Our suite of microscopes and analytical equipment are available for use by interested parties internal and external to the Institute. Our service model is focused on increasing the number knowledgeable and qualified users in the region. We regularly provide hands-on training sessions and are available to coach users as they gain in skill at operating the microscopes.
Please take some time to look through our site, feel free to contact us via email if you have further questions.
Our Progress
To Date Masdar Institute Staff have Trained: 
+250  new SEM Microscopists
  +75  new Dualbeam FIB/SEM Microscopists
     50  new TEM microscopists
     14  new TEM Microscopists have been certified
Advanced Training Progress
Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy-24
Electron Beam Lithography-17
Advanced SEM (ESEM)-25
Advanced SEM (Backscatter)-3
Ultra High Resolution SEM (Nova)-1
Cs Corrected TEM (Titan)-4

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