Oxford Instruments, a leading supplier of microanalysis systems, has launched NordlysMax 3, an EBSD detector that acquires indexes and displays results at 1580 points per second.
Oxford Instruments’ NordlysMax3. At 1580 points per second, it is the World’s fastest commercial EBSD detector.
This performance is sustained during simultaneous EBSD and EDS acquisition. This is the world’s fastest commercial EBSD system; full EBSD maps displaying sample microstructure are completed twice as fast, which can represent a saving of many hours.
According to Dr. Jenny Goulden, EBSD Business Manager:
3 provides the same sensitivity as our previous detector but delivers almost double the speed. It also represents a breakthrough for those performing in-situ experiments where data are collected under dynamic conditions, such as increasing strain or temperature.
Acquire and index EBSD data in real-time at up to 1580 pps and with 99% validated hit rate
View all indexed data as acquired
Create and interrogate maps and line scans in real-time
Fastest, most efficient data collection
Collect EBSD and EDS data simultaneously at full speed
Create EBSD and EDS maps in real-time
Unleash the performance of the X-Max N 150 SDD for the fastest data collection
View EBSPs and spectra from areas of interest, during or after analysis
Nordlys Max 3 is a single choice high-speed detector for all EBSD applications
No compromise in performance
Operation down to 5 kV
Operation at low probe current (100 pA)
The ideal solution for capturing dynamic changes
In-chamber heating or tensile experiments
Collect more data during dynamic tests
Integrated IR filter as standard
All the advantages of the Nordlys design:
Optimum geometry for combined EBSD & EDS
Up to six forescatter diodes (FSD)
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