Instructional Videos

CMM provides a variety of video material that can assist clients in understanding the processes involved in operating specific equipment, thus aiding client training and learning.  

 

Atomic Force Microscopy

Mounting Samples for Atomic Force Microscopy

 

Cantilever Approaches Sample Surface AFM

 

Changing Scanners for AFM

 

Post Processing: Flattening the Image

 

 

Laser Alignment AFM

 

Aligning Contact Mode Cantilever

 

Loading the Probe in Tipholder

 

Tipholder Insertion

 

 

Artifacts in Contact Mode AFM

 

Scan Parameters 

 

Tuning the Cantilever

 

Sample mounting

 

 

Sample Insertion

 

Overview of the Head

 

AFM: Shutdown

 

Cryo Scanning Electron Microscopy

CryoSEM Preparing the Instrument

 

Cryo SEM Preparing Fractured Samples

 

Basic Sample Insertion Techniques

 

Preparing and Mounting a Fresh sample

 

 

Freezing fresh tissue in a cryo pre-chamber

 

Initial viewing of sample while subliming surface ice and sputter coating

 

Handling Cryo SEM samples at LN2 Temperature

Preparing a cross section of a fresh sample

Scanning Electron Microscopy

SEM Theory Course Session 1

General Information

 

SEM Theory Course Session 2

What is Scanning Electron Microscopy?

  

SEM Theory Course Session 3

How does a SEM work?

 

SEM Theory Course Session 4

How do I get a good image?

 

 

SEM Theory Course Session 5

Specialised SEM Techniques

 

Sample Insertion Basics 7001

 

JEOL JSM 6610 (LaB6)

 

Sample Mounting EBSD

 

 

Sample Insertion Basics XL30

 

Sample Insertion Basics 890

 

Sample Insertion Basics 6460

 

Sample Insertion Basics 6300

 

Sample Preparation Cryo

Freezing on HPM100

 

 

 

 

Sample Preparation SEM

Carbon Coating Using Rods

 

Critical Point Dryer

 

Mounting Bulk Samples

 

Mounting Conductive Samples

 

 

Mounting Powdered Samples

 

Mounting a non-conductive Sample

 

 

Transmission Electron Microscopy

Sample Insertion Basics Technai 20

 

 

 

 

Ultramicrotomy

Using a Hand Microtome to cut fresh sections

 

Mounting Water Boats (Ultramicrotomy)

 

Using a 'Histo' Diamond Knife for Sectioning

 

Sections on Water- using a smear of wax (Ultramicrotomy)

 

 

Using an Ultramicrotome to Trim a Resin Block

 

Mounting the knife and smoothing the block surface (Ultramicrotomy)

 

Thin Sections on a water bath (Ultramicrotomy)

 

Obtaining Dry, Thick Sections (Ultramicrotomy)

 

 

Trimming a Resin Block 

 

Making Glass Knives

 

Mounting the Resin block for Ultramicrotomy

 

Cutting Fresh Sections a simple alternative to the hand microtome

  Fixation of Plant tissue Tools used for shaping a resin block Cutting Fresh Sections: Tangential Sections Cutting Fresh Sections: Epidermal Strips
  Flat Embedding Technique Embedding Using Gelatine Capsules Cutting Fresh Sections Using a Stereo Microscope  
XRay Diffraction & Spectroscopy

Introduction to XPS

XPS Data Processing

Rigaku Smart Lab Bragg Brentano Measurement