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Presenting the new FEI Quanta FEG 650

The NUANCE Center is happy to announce the arrival of the FEI Quanta FEG 650, which replaced the older model FEI Quanta FEG 600. The FEI Quanta FEG 650 is fully operational and ready for use. If interested in using the instrument, please contact SEM manager Karl Hagglund (karl.hagglund@northwestern.edu). 

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The NUANCE Center staff cleared the room in anticipation of the FEI Quanta FEG 650’s arrival.

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The older FEI Quanta FEG 600 was moved to the hallway.

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The truck transporting the new FEI Quanta FEG 650 hardly fit under the archway.

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The truck fortunately made it through and delivered the new FEI Quanta FEG 650. 

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Microscopy and imaging specialist Eric Miller stands beside the crates of FEI Quanta FEG 650 parts inside the truck.

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The crates were unloaded to be transported to the NUANCE Center’s Electron Probe Instrumentation Center (EPIC) facility.

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The crates were unloaded to be transported to the NUANCE Center’s Electron Probe Instrumentation Center (EPIC) facility.

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Transporting the FEI Quanta FEG 650 to the Cook Hall atrium.

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Transporting the FEI Quanta FEG 650 to the Cook Hall atrium.

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One side of the crate converted to a ramp for the FEI Quanta FEG 650.

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Unwrapping the FEI Quanta FEG 650.

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The FEI Quanta FEG 650 unveiled from its crate.

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Setting up in the room cleaned for the FEI Quanta FEG 650’s arrival.

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Slowly installing the FEI Quanta FEG 650.

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In the final stages of the FEI Quanta FEG 650 installation.

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The FEI Quanta FEG 650 is fully operational and ready for use in the NUANCE Center’s Electron Probe Instrumentation Center (EPIC) facility.

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The FEI Quanta FEG 650 is fully operational and ready for use in the NUANCE Center’s Electron Probe Instrumentation Center (EPIC) facility.