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In-situ observation of Ge2Sb2Te5 crystallization at the passivated interface

In-situ observation of Ge2Sb2Te5 crystallization at the passivated interface

In this work the DENSsolutions in situ TEM Lightning system has been employed to study the temperature induced nucleation behavior in Ge2Se2Te5 samples In Situ. This material is used as Phase Change Memory (PCM) and the knowledge of the amorphous-to-crystallize transition and the crystallization behavior is essential to its application, especially in nanometer or sub-nanometer modern and future electronics.

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Converting CO2 into a valuable energy carrier using a model In2O3 catalyst

Converting CO2 into a valuable energy carrier using a model In2O3 catalyst

New discoveries made possible by In Situ TEM gas and heating. The direct hydrogenation of CO2 to methanol shows promise to be an important technique to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and thereby mitigate the negative effects of climate change while producing an important energy carrier. In his contribution to this article, Dr. Xing Huang has used In Situ TEM techniques to assess the limits of In2O3 catalytic performance in CO2 hydrogenation.

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Interview with Prof. Rafal Dunin-Borkowski, Director of Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons in Jülich

Interview with Prof. Rafal Dunin-Borkowski, Director of Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons in Jülich

We interviewed Prof. Rafal Dunin-Borkowski, Director of Ernst Ruska-Centre (ER-C) for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons in Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany. We talked about his road to ER-C, his research into more energy-efficient electronic devices, the growing importance of software and data analysis and the need for automation to improve the measurement of weak signals.

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Interview with Prof. Sara Bals, head of EMAT Antwerp

Interview with Prof. Sara Bals, head of EMAT Antwerp

We interviewed Sara Bals, head of the Electron Microscopy group at the University of Antwerp (EMAT). We talked about her passion for electron microscopy, her team and the importance of tomography when creating 3D images that reveal the real structures of nanoparticles and clusters. This technique can lead to the development of novel materials and improvements in application fields such as catalysts.

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Behind the scenes of our MEMS production at EKL

Behind the scenes of our MEMS production at EKL

DENSsolutions and EKL (Else Kooi Laboratory) have been working together since the founding of our company in 2012. All our MEMS devices, from Wildfire chips to more intricate Stream Nano-Cells are developed in conjunction with this laboratory and produced here in Delft, the Netherlands. Being partly an academic laboratory, EKL is the perfect partner for us to develop innovative new ways to expose your sample to a variety of stimuli.

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1st European Climate User Meeting

1st European Climate User Meeting

A little over 3 years ago, the first Climate in situ gas & heating systems were installed by DENSsolutions at customer sites. Therefore, the time has come to evaluate the results obtained so far by all our European customers and to share experiences. A 2-day meeting was held in Delft on 5th & 6th June 2019 to provide an open forum for both users and the DENSsolutions team to share their results and suggestions.

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UConn Opening a New Center for In Situ & Operando TEM in Collaboration With DENSsolutions

UConn Opening a New Center for In Situ & Operando TEM in Collaboration With DENSsolutions

A new center commemorating this exciting collaboration will be opened. The UConn DENSsolutions Center for IN-siTu/Operando Electron Microscopy (InToEM) will be the home of scientists and engineers with complementary expertise working at the frontier of understanding materials dynamics. The InToEM center is situated in UConn Tech Park, the University of Connecticut’s premier center for cutting-edge research, industry collaboration, and innovation.

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Meet the cover images

All of our new brochures feature a cover image which has been made available by our customers. Why did we select them? The image was acquired just before the launch of...

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X-Rays Safety

Working with high energy electrons (up to 300 kV in current commercial systems) means a large amount of X-Rays are generated inside the microscope:...

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