Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

Phenom Pro SEM


The CDRF has a PHENOM Pro Desktop Scanning Electron Microscope available to its users. This is a very easy to use SEM that is well suited for rapid analysis of physical and biological specimens. A cryo-stage is available to freeze wet samples. Tilt and rotate as well as low charge stages are also available. The ProSuite software enables integrated EDS for elemental analysis.


  • Magnification range 20-100,000x
  • 17 nm resolution
  • Full colour navigation camera 20-120x magnification
  • Temperature controlled sample holder (-25 °C to +50 °C)
  • Motorized tilt rotation sample holder
  • Pro Suite software which includes:
    • Automated fibre measurement
    • 3D image construction
    • Automated image collection and mapping
    • Integrated elemental identification (EDS) detector

Detailed specification sheet

To view a gallery of images captured using the SEM at CDRF, click here.