AIM Lab 2020 Winter FIB Short Course
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
AIM Lab, 1237 Kim Bldg.
301 405 0541
AN INTRODUCTION TO FOCUS ION BEAM (FIB)
FOR THE NEW FIB OPERATOR
Focus Ion Beam (FIB) is an extremely useful and powerful tool in physical/materials
science, engineering, biological and medical sciences research. The AIM Lab at
NanoCenter will be offering a short course in FIB right after this winter break (January
2020) using our Tescan dual beam FIB/SEM system. The short course provides an
introduction to the FIB for those with little or no prior experience. This course covers basic
principles and knowledge of operating the FIB. In addition to lectures, there will be an
emphasis on laboratory exercises that focus on instrument operation and practical
Date: January 21, 22, 23 and 24, 2020
Lecture: 9:30 to 11:30 am.
Room: 1207 (Large Conference Room) in IREAP, ERF Build.
Laboratory: Two hours/group/day (4 days, January 21, 22, 23 and 24, 2020)
Lab: FIB facility, Room 1237E, Kim Building
Limit: Maximum enrollment is 9 (3 lab groups, 3 persons per group)
Fee: $450 per person, $400 per person from the same research group. Fees for non-UMD participants will be different. Please check with the AIM Lab office.
Prerequisite: Must have SEM experience or permission from instructor.
To enroll, please print and fill out the attached application form, and submit to the AIM Lab office by 12:00 pm, January 15, 2020 (Wednesday) at room 1234 or 1237E Kim Building. Students accepted into the class will be informed by e-mail by Saturday (01/18/20).
For more information regarding the FIB short course, please contact Wen-An Chiou at AIM Lab, or (301)-405-0541 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.