Heating In-Situ Holders

Single and double tilt heating holders for direct observation of micro structural phase changes, nucleation, growth, and dissolution processes.

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Advantages: 

Heating in-situ holders – offered through partnership with DENSsolutions1

  • The ultimate in sample stability at high temperatures
  • Precise temperature control of specimen is provided using a MEMS microheater and true, 4-point, close loop control system
Model number Max.
temperature (°C)
Sample drift (nm/min at 800 °C) Temperature control Specimen positioning Max. electrical feedthroughs
Wildfire

800 (ST)
1300 (XT)

<0.5

MEMS ST and XT
4-pt closed loop

α, β tilt

N/A
Lightning
(heating & electrical)

800 (heating + bias)
1300 (heating)

<0.5

α, β tilt

4
Climate
(heating & gas)
800

<4

α tilt

N/A

 

Wildfire models

Wildfire S3 – FEI Wildfire S5 – FEI Wildfire D6 – FEI Wildfire S3 – JEOL Wildfire D6 – JEOL

±30° α tilt

±70° α tilt

±25° α and β tilt

±20° α tilt

±15° α and β tilt

ST, XT, T, BioT UT, ST, XT, T, BioT ST, XT, T, BioT HRP, HTP, CRP, HCP UHP, HRP, HTP, CRP, HCP

 

Wildfire Nano-Chips

Nano-Chip ST (RT - 800 °C)   Nano-Chip XT (RT - 1300 °C)

Window materials:

Silicon Nitride (window thickness 30 nm)

Window materials:

Silicon Nitride (window thickness 20 nm)
Carbon (window thickness 5 nm)
Through-Hole

 

Bulk heating holders

  • Precise temperature control of specimen holder tip is maintained using a bulk furnace and a water cooled specimen rod
  • Heat loss from furnace to specimen tip is minimized using specialized ceramic furnace supports
Gatan model number Maximum
temperature2 (°C)
Furnace Specimen positioning Specimen securing Maximum electrical feedthroughs
628 1300

Tantalum

α tilt Hexring®
mechanism
6
628 900 Inconel α tilt Hexring
mechanism
6
652 1000 Tantalum α, β tilt Hexring
mechanism
2 – 63
652 850 Inconel α, β tilt Hexring
mechanism
2 – 63
1Limited availability to US, Japan, Canada, and India via distributor partnership with DENSsolutions
2For small pole piece gaps, the 628 maximum temperature is limited to 1000 °C for tantalum furnace and 700 °C for Inconel furnace, and the 652 maximum temperature is limited to 900°C for tantalum furnace and 700 °C for Inconel furnace
3Optional 2 – 6 for JEOL UHR, 2 maximum for other EMMs

Publications

Materials Research Bulletin
2016

Liu, C.; Wu, S.; Zheng, H.; Cao, F.; Sheng, H.; Zhao, D.; Wang, J.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental
2016

Kameya, Y.; Hayashi, T.; Motosuke, M.

Applied Catalysis B Environmental
2016

Motosuke, M.

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