Carl Zeiss Introduces Major Extension of MERLIN FE-SEM Series
Published: Dec 14, 2012
Two unique offerings broaden the application range of the MERLIN Platform: With the integration of an ultramicrotome directly into the vacuum chamber, automated serial blockface imaging of embedded samples (e.g. cells or tissue) becomes possible. Thus biological samples can be imaged three-dimensionally in voxels. By integrating an atomic force microscope (AFM) into the vacuum chamber enables atomic resolution imaging.
Michael Schweitzer, responsible for the FE-SEM Product Line, concludes: “Since the introduction of the MERLIN FE-SEM in 2010, we have received extremely positive customer feedback. The extension will now enable customers to configure their system even more effectively and specifically to current research requirements. The user can expand the system at any time to adapt it to changing requirements. What I am most excited about, however, is the ability to integrate either an atomic force microscope into the vacuum chamber for atomic resolution or an ultramicrotome for serial blockface imaging.”
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