3D SEM images (you need 3D glasses to view these images at their best!)

Rice Weevil Black Beetle
Greenfly Red Lily Beetle

More ESEM images

Broken diatom Broken diatoms 2

SEM examination of large samples

Aluminium stubs Samples mounted on aluminium stubs
Aluminium stubs used for mounting samples Samples mounted on stubs ready for coating and/or secondary electron imaging (SEI)
Gold coater







Gold sputter coater to produce a conductive layer over sample surface when mounted on Al stubs  


PANalytical X'Pert Pro Diffractometer

Autochanger and magazine

X'Pert with sample loaded

Images show (left) the 15-berth sample magazine with autochanger and (above) a sample loaded into the spinner stage