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ESPRIT Map

Ultra-Fast Digital Element Mapping

Map of a Spherule, origin La Lajilla, Mexico
High speed map of a spherule found
in a drill core of the K/T
boundary at La Lajilla, Mexico
13 min acquisition time, resolution
1024 x 768 pixels
  • Highest speed mapping for any number of chemical elements
  • Selectable scan area, resolution and scan speed up to 4096 x 4096 pixels at 1 µs/pixel
  • Supports all QUANTAX image scan modes including line and frame averaging
  • Automatically optimized ROI setting for selected elements according to measurement conditions
  • Arbitrary selection of display color and color intensity for each element map
  • Automatic and interactive contrast and brightness control
  • Powerful integrated image mixer for multi-color mappings, background subtraction, or image preprocessing
  • Additive and multiplicative overlay with microscope images (SE, BSE, HAADF or any other image type available from the microscope through external scan interface), useful for high-resolution element imaging and presentation
  • Automatic image filter for maps
  • Separate filters for maps and microscope images
  • Overlaying of markers, legends and other graphics
  • Interactive determination of lengths, areas, and angles, presented in overlay graphics
  • Export of maps in all common graphic formats
  • Support for TWAIN export and windows clipboard