Safety - Electron Microscopy Lab

 

Visitors/users should take precautions on the followings and stay out of red-demarcated zones at all times while in the laboratories:

 

  • High Voltage – accelerating voltage as high as 300kV during operation
  • Use of Cryogen – liquid nitrogen as cooling agent for energy dispersive detectors
  • Use of Compressed Gas – nitrogen gas as medium for venting of specimen chambers
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