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XFlash® 6 | 60 – The Large Area SDD for Nano-Analysis

XFlash® 6 | 60

The large active area 60 mm2 chip together with the slim-line detector finger provide a large solid angle. The XFlash® 6|60 is therefore predestined for use in applications with relatively low X-ray yield, as common in the area of nano-analysis. As the detector also delivers a very good energy resolution with 126 eV at Mn Kα and the according C and F resolutions, it can also comfortably be used in the low energy range, which is also an requirement in this field.

In summary, the XFlash® 6 | 60 offers the following advantages

  • Very good energy resolution (126 eV at Mn Kα, 51 eV at C Kα and 60 eV at F Kα available)
  • Other available resolution is 129 eV at Mn Kα
  • Extremely high pulse load capability
  • Excellent light element and low energy performance (element range Be - Am)
  • No elaborate, vibration-generating cooling systems
  • Immediately available after power on
  • Low operating cost
  • Maintenance-free operation
  • Small dimensions, including slim-line technology finger
  • Low weight

Suggested areas of application for the XFlash® 6 | 60 are

  • EDS systems for SEM, microprobe, FIB-SEM (welded bellows available as an option)
  • Combined EDS and high resolution EBSD analysis with the e-FlashFS
  • Nano-analysis