Denver Microbeam Laboratory

Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy

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Date published: August 3, 2018

JEOL 8530F Plus SuperProbe

The newest instrument in the Denver Microbeam Laboratories arsenal, is still in the process of installation and acceptance.  

Date published: August 1, 2018

JEOL 8900 Electron Microprobe

By counting the X-rays generated by each element in the sample and comparing that number to the number of X-ray generated by a standard of known composition, it is possible to determine the chemical composition of a spot one one-thousandth of a millimeter in diameter with great accuracy.

Date published: August 1, 2018


Affectionately known as “The Old SEM” the JEOL 5800 has been with the USGS in Denver for almost 30 years.