Kratos Axis Ultra

Eckstein Medical Research Building - Room 88



Instrument Specifications

  • The Kratos Axis Ultra high performance x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy system, also commonly called a Scanning Electron Spectrometer for Chemical Analysis (ESCA) Microprobe.
  • Uses a state-of-the-art scanned and focused x-ray beam to characterize and probe the surface properties of particles and thin films.
  • Quantitative elemental information as well as the chemical state of each element can be obtained.
  • Features
    • High energy resolution and charge neutralization for both conductive and insulating samples.
    • Multi-point spectroscopy via an incorporated electrostatic deflection system.
    • Ability to obtain fast, parallel chemical images.