FEI Nova 200 Nanolab SEM/FIB


  • Surface and cross section imaging (topology, chemistry, phase contrast)
  • Orientation imaging
  • 3D imaging
  • TEM and APT specimen preparation


Allen Hunter


Room G023


Publications, presentations, and posters resulting from work on this instrument should state: “The authors acknowledge the financial support of the University of Michigan College of Engineering and NSF grant #DMR-0320740, and technical support from the Michigan Center for Materials Characterization.


  • Accelerating Voltage
    • Electrons: 0.2 to 30 kV
    • Ions: Up to 30kV
  • Electron Filament: Schottky Field Emitter
  • Detectors
    • Electron Imaging – Everhart-Thornley Detector (ETD)
    • Electron Imaging – Through-the-lens Detector (TLD)
    • EDAX XEDS system integrated into the Support PC
  • SEM Resolution
    • 1.1 nm @ 15 kV (TLD-SE)
    • 2.5 nm @ 1 kV (TLD-SE)
    • 3.5 nm @ 500 V (TLD-SE)
  • Ion Resolution: 7 nm @ 30 kV @ 1 pA
  • Gas Injectors
    • Platinum
    • XeF2
  • Micromanipulator 
    • Kleindiek Nanotechnik MM3A
    • Omniprobe Autoprobe 200
    • Bigelow Micromanipulator
  • Included Software
    • AutoFIB, AutoTEM, Slice and View and XtDoc

References and Publications

  1. Micro- and Nano-Scale Intermetallic Phases in AA2070-T8 and their Corrosion Behavior, Y. Zhu, K. Sun, J. Garves, L.G. Bland, J. Locke, J. Allison, G.S. Frankel, Electrochimica Acta, 319, 634-648, 2019 
  2. Annealing Induced Interfacial Evolution of Titanium/Gold Metallization on Unintentionally Doped β-Ga2O3, M. Lee, R.L. Peterson, ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 8(7), Q3176-Q3179, 2019
  3. Interfacial Reactions of Titanium/Gold Ohmic Contacts with Sn-Doped β-Ga2O3, M. Lee, R.L. Peterson, APL Materials, 7(2), 022524, 2019
  4. Kinetic Control on the Depth Distribution of Superdeep Diamonds, F. Zhu, J. Li, J. Liu, X. Lai, B. Chen, Y. Meng, Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 1984-1992, 2019
  5. Suppression of Shear Banding in High-Strength Cu/Mo Nanocomposites with Hierarchical Bicontinuous Intertwined Structures, Y. Cui, B. Derby, N. Li, N.A. Mara, A. Misra, Materials Research Letters, 6(3), 184-190, 2018
  6. Self-Ion Emulation of High Dose Neutron Irradiated Microstructure in Stainless Steels, Z. Jiao, J. Michalika, G.S. Was, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 501, 312-318, 2018
  7. Sensitization and Stress Corrosion Crack Response of Dual Certified Type 304/304L Stainless Steel, K.B. Fisher, B.D. Miller, R. Hermer, C. Brown, E.A. Marquis, Corrosion, 74(7), 737-746, 2018
  8. Charge Transfer and Collection in Dilute Organic Donor-Acceptor Heterojunction Blends, K. Ding, X. Liu, S.R. Forrest, Nano Letters, 18(5), 3180-3184, 2018
  9. Evolution of Local Lattice Distortion under Irradiation in Medium- and High-Entropy Alloys, Y. Tong, G. Velisa, S. Zhao, W. Guo, T. Yang, K. Jin, C. Lu, H. Bei, J.Y.P. Ko, D.C. Pagan, Y. Zhang, L. Wang, F.X. Wang, Materialia, 2, 73-81, 2018
  10. The Role of Surface Deformation in the Oxidation Response of Type 304 SS in High Temperature Deaerated Water, K.B. Fisher, B.D. Miller, E.C. Johns, E.A. Marquis, Corrosion Science, 141, 88-96, 2018
  11. Omnidispersible Hedgehog Particles with Multilayer Coatings for Multiplexed Biosensing, D.G. Montjoy, J.H. Bahng, A. Eskafi, H. Hou, N.A. Kotov, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 140(25), 7835-7845, 2018
  12. Early Oxidation Behavior of Si-Coated Titanium, K. Chou, P. Chu, E.A. Marquis, Corrosion Science, 140, 297-306, 2018
  13. Intergranular Li Metal Propagation through Polycrystalline Li6.25Al0.25La3Zr2O12 Ceramic Electrolyte, E.J. Cheng, A. Sharafi, J. Sakamoto, Electrochimica Acta, 85-91, 223, 2017
  14. High Thermal Conductivity in Electrostatically Engineered Amorphous Polymers, A. Shanker, C. Li, G. Kim, D. Gidley, K.P. Pipe, J. Kim, Science Advances, 3(7), 1700342, 2017
  15. The Effect of Ni:Co Ratio on the Elemental Phase Partitioning in γ-γ′ Ni-Co-Al-Ti-Cr Alloys, S.C.H. Llewelyn, K.A. Christofidou, V.J. Araullo-Peters, N.G. Jones, M.C. Hardy, E.A. Marquis, H.J. Stone, Acta Materialia, 131, 296-304, 2017
  16. Engineering the Optical and Catalytic Properties of Co-Catalyst/Semiconductor Photocatalysts, P.A. Hernley, S.A. Chavez, J.P. Quinn, S. Linic, ACS Photonics, 4(4), 979-985, 2017
  17. Adsorption of Aromatic Decomposition Products from Phenyl-Containing Magnesium-Ion Battery Electrolyte Solutions, A.J. Crowe, K.K. Stringham, J.L. DiMeglio, B.M. Bartlett, J. Phys. Chem. C, 121, 7711-7717, 2017
  18. Influence of a Silicon-Bearing Film on the Early Stage Oxidation of Pure Titanium, K. Chou, P.W. Chu, C.G. Levi, E.A. Marquis, Journal of Materials Science, 52(16), 9884-9894, 2017
  19. Microstructure of Localized Corrosion Front on Mg Alloys and the Relationship with Anodic Hydrogen Evolution, P.W. Chu, E. LeMire, E.A. Marquis, Corrosion Science, 128, 253-264, 2017
  20. Biomimetic Hierarchical Assembly of Helical Supraparticles from Chiral Nanoparticles, Y.L. Zhou, R.L. Marson, G. van Anders, J. Zhu, G. Ma, P. Ercius, K. Sun, B. Yeom, S.C. Glotzer, N.A. Kotov, ACS Nano, 10(3), 3248-3256, 2016
  21. Microstructure and Chemistry of Electrodeposited Mg Films. M.N. Bachhav, N.T. Hahn, K.R. Zavadil, E.G. Nelson, A.J. Crowe, B.M. Bartlett, P.W Chu, V.J. Araullo-Peters,  E.A. Marquis, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 163(13), D1-D6, 2016
  22. Towards an Understanding of Tensile Deformation in Ti-based Bulk Metallic Glass Matrix Composites with BCC Dendrites, J. Kolodziejska, H. Kozachkov, K. Kranjc, A.H. Hunter, E.A. Marquis, K. Flores, W. Johnson, D. Hofmann, Scientific Reports, 6, 22563, 2016
  23. Macroporous p-GaP Photocathodes Prepared by Anodic Etching and Atomic Layer Deposition Doping, S. Lee, A.R. Bielinski, E. Fahrenkrug, N.P. Dasgupta, S. Maldonado, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8(25), 16178-16185, 2016
  24. Lake Spray Aerosol: A Chemical Signature from Individual Ambient Particles, J.L. Axson, N.W. May, I.D. Colón-Bernal, K.A. Pratt, A.P. Ault, Environ. Sci. Technol., 50(18), 9835-9845, 2016