Dipl. Ing. Volker Zibat

Tel. 0721 608-48682, -46507, -45264 (volker zibat does-not-exist.kit edu)


Schottky field emitter


Some 100 eV to 30 keV (secondary and backscatter electrons)


Bruker EDXS Quantax 400 with SSD detector

Everhart-Thornley-Detektor (ETD) in high vacuum mode

Large field detector (LFD) in low vacuum mode

Backscatter electron (BSE) detector

Sample holder

Cryo sample stage for examinations at temperatures down to -100 °C in combination with cryo transfer system and Leica MED 020 with freeze fracture preparation


1.2 nm at 30 keV , 3 nm at 1 keV in high vacuum mode

1.5 nm at 30 keV in low vacuum and ESEM modes

Imaging / Spectroscopic methods

Energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDXS)

Environmental scanning electron microscope (ESEM) imaging of samples containing water at pressures up to 4000 Pa