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The New TESCAN S8000

Ultra-high resolution and best conditions for microanalysis guaranteed in one single instrument.
The TESCAN S8000 is a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) that comes to satisfy the most demanding needs for image quality and sample microanalysis that routinely arise in different fields of research and technology. Researchers can now benefit from all the advantages of field-free ultra-high resolution achieved by the new TESCAN BrightBeam™ SEM column technology that delivers excellent beam quality at all beam currents and first-class imaging performance with outstanding contrast at low beam energies. The new TESCAN Essence™ software platform is the key component which makes the TESCAN S8000 an easy-to-use microscope; excellent images can be obtained effortlessly and quickly by any user thanks to its customisable and simplified GUI and workflow-oriented wizards that guarantee high productivity in your lab and minimal time-to-data.

When it comes to versatility, the TESCAN S8000 microscope delivers a truly flexible analytical platform that offers excellent quality in imaging with superb contrast. Whether your samples are conductive or nonconductive, magnetic or nonmagnetic, organic or inorganic, the TESCAN S8000 offers the ideal imaging conditions thanks to its advanced detection system with electron-signal filtering capabilities and variable pressure operations.

Key features

  • New BrightBeam™SEM column technology for uncompromised UHR
  • New BrightBeam™ SEM column with proprietary 70° combined electrostatic-magnetic objective lens for maximum universality.
  • Field-free ultra-high resolution imaging for maximum versatility in imaging and analysis including the investigation of magnetic samples.
  • New detection system including In-Beam Axial detector and Multidetector for angle-selective and energy-selective electron signal collection gives complete control on surface sensitivity and the option to explore with different contrast.
  • New Field Emission Schottky electron gun now enabling electron beam currents up to 400 nA and rapid beam energy changes.
  • Extended electron beam energy range down to 50 eV without relying on sample bias beam deceleration.
  • New generation of electronics with up to 8 live signal channels simultaneously.
  • EquiPower™ lens technology for efficient thermal power dissipation and excellent electron column stability.
  • Beam Deceleration Technology (BDT) for further improved resolution at low and ultra-low electron beam energies with simultaneous detection of SE and BSE signals. (optional)
  • New Essence™ software platform and streamlined GUI with application-specific customizable layout, workflow-oriented wizards, 3D collision model, quick search box, SEM undo-redo, innovated report template editor, image processing, multi-user environment localized in many languages.

New TESCAN Essence SW platform

  • The new Essence makes imaging easier than ever.
  • Main Benefits:  
  • Simplified GUI with fast access to main functions
  • Workflow-oriented wizards
  • Easy-to-learn and customisable; new user is productive within a short time
  • Optimised for multi-user environment
  • Maximum control in applications
  • 3D collision model for unique chamber view

MIRA3 LM FEG-SEM with an LM chamber supporting both high and low vacuum operations. LM 5-axis motorized stage travel:  (x,y,z,r,t) 80mm, 60mm, 47mm, 360o, +-80o
Resolution @30kV: 1nm (SE).


MIRA3 XM FEG-SEM with an XM chamber supporting both high and low vacuum operations. XM 5-axis motorized stage travel:  (x,y,z,r,t) 130mm, 130mm, 100mm, 360o, -30o , +90o
Resolution @30kV: 1nm (SE).

MIRA3 GM FEG-SEM with an GM chamber supporting both high and low vacuum operations. GM 5-axis motorized stage travel:  (x,y,z,r,t) 130mm, 130mm, 100mm, 360o, -80o , +90o
Resolution @30kV: 1nm (SE).

MIRA3 AMU FEG-SEM with an extra large chamber, AMU, fast and accurate XYRZ motorized movements
Internal dimensions: 790 x 450 x 1200 mm. Maximum specimen size: disc Ø 762 mm, height 127 mm

Selected MIRA LM, GM and XM Features

  • LM, GM, XM MIRA chambers provide superior specimen handling using a full 5-axis motorized compucentric stage and ideal geometry for EDX and EBSD
  • Full 6, 8 and 12 inch support with extra large cradle stage. Optional 8 inch Load Lock.
  • Numerous interface ports with optimized analytical geometry for EDX, WDX and EBSD as well as for attaching many other detectors
  • First-class YAG scintillator-based detectors
  • Selection of optional detectors and accessories
  • Full operating vacuum can be obtained quickly and easily with powerful turbomolecular and dry fore vacuum pumps, electron gun pumping with an ion pump
  • Investigation of non-conductive samples in variable pressure mode versions, excellent results in the investigation of magnetic samples
  • Several options for chamber suspension type ensure effective reduction of ambient vibrations in the laboratory