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Tungsten Filament Based SEM
About Instrument and its applications-
Scanning Electron Microscope is widely useful for
  • Surface morphology  studies,
  • Particle size analysis and distribution,
  • Grain boundary studies and
  • Micro-crack location
Electrically non-conducting samples will be gold sputtered prior to imaging.
General Information-
Make- LEO
Model- LEO 435 VP
Year of Installation- 1979
  • Resolution                     :      4nm in HV and 6nm in VP
  • Accelerating Voltage       :       up to 30kV
  • Magnification                 :       up to 10,000x
  • Stage                           :       X, Y, Z, θ, φ, and eucentric goniometer
  • Detection Mode              :      Secondary electrons and Backscattered electrons
Sample Requirements-
Solid (8" max., 100 mm X, 125 mm Y)
Analytical Charges-
For Charges Information Click Below Link-
Procedure for Sample Submission-
For users of IIT Roorkee Only
Internal candidates have to first register themselves at following portal-
Obtain a Token ID after logging in to above portal and then submit application (which can be downloaded from below link) mentioning the token ID, registration no. along with other relevant details to the IIC office.
For Downloading application click here-
For users other than IIT Roorkee
The Application (duly forwarded by concerned department HOD/Guide) along with analytical charges (in the form of Demand Draft) mentioning all the relevant parameters related to analysis may be sent to the below mentioned address-
Institute Instrumentation Centre
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Mode of Payment:
For users of IIT Roorkee Only
The payment may be made in advance (In Cash) at Institute Instrumentation Centre Office.
For users other than IIT Roorkee
The payment should be made in the form of a Demand Draft in favor of “Dean SRIC, IIT Roorkee”. The DD should be sent along with your application and Samples.
NOTE: The DD amount should include service tax as per GOI rules.
Prof. Department of Earth Sciences             
Tel:+91-1332-284350, 285307 (Office)
Fax: +91-1332-286303/273560
Contact Person
Scientific Officer Grade I
Office Tel: +91-1332-286299
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