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The HD-2700 is an 80-200 kV field-emission-gun scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM) with secondary electron (SE) imaging capability. Bulk and surface structures of a specimen can be imaged simultaneously. With the option for a probe-forming aberration corrector, ultra-high resolution can be achieved for both STEM and SE imaging. The Hitachi corrector minimizes the user's effort in doing aberration correction. Large solid-angle EDS* and atomic-spatial-resolution EDS* and EELS spectrum imaging* are enabled.
HAADF-STEM image 0.136 nm, FFT image 0.105 nm (HR lens*)
BF STEM image 0.204 nm (w/o Cs-corrector)
Timely and rapid elemental mapping
Low-concentration element detection
Equipped with a probe-forming spherical aberration corrector developed by Hitachi, the automatic aberration-correction process takes a short time and does not require prior experience for aberration correction.
Holder compatible with Hitachi FIB
|w/o Cs-corrector||w/ Cs-corrector|
|Image resolution||0.204 nm guaranteed (at a magnification of
|0.136 nm guaranteed (HAADF-STEM image)
0.105 nm guaranteed (FFT)(at a magnification of
|Magnification||×100 - ×10,000,000|
|Accelerating voltage||200 kV, 120 kV *, 80 kV*|
|Imaging signal||Bright field STEM: Phase contrast image (TE image)
Dark field STEM: Z-contrast image (ZC image)
Secondary electron image (SE image)
Characteristic X-ray analysis and mapping(EDX)*
EELS analysis and mapping(EV3000)*
|Electron optics||Electron source||Schottky emitter (w/o Cs-corrector)|
|Cold field emitter (w/Cs-Correcter,w/o Cs-corrector)|
|Illumination lens system||2-stage condenser lens|
|Cs-corrector*||Mullipole transfer lens design|
|Scanning coil||2-stage electromagnetic coil|
|ZC collection angle control||Projector lens design|
|Electromagnetic image shift||±1 µm|
|Specimen stage||Specimen movement||X/Y = ±1 mm, Z= ±0.4 mm|
|Specimen tilt||Single-tilt holder: ±30° (Std. lens), ±18° (HR lens)|
The Hitachi HD-series dedicated STEM is equipped with a secondary electron (SE) detector as standard configuration; this enables imaging the specimen surface directly in addition to obtaining interior structural information of specimen via the transmitted electron beam. SE imaging offers fine dimension measurements of thicker samples not compatible with STEM.
Spherical aberration correction pushes the SEM resolution to an unprecedented, true atomic level.
LSI device cross-sectional SEM image
(Vacc.:200 kV, Specimen thickness: 1 µm)
The principle of SE detection
A large solid-angle SDD (100 mm2) provides greatly enhanced EDS analytical sensitivity compared with previous models, as well as higher throughput of elemental analysis in a shorter data-acquisition time.
Semiconductor MOS transister EDS mapping Instrument: HD-2700B(non Cs-corrected), Acquisition time:10sec./frame, Playback speed:5×
HD-2700 with aberration corrector
Acceleration Voltage : 200 kV
Accelerating Voltage: 200 kV,
Pixel Size : 128 x 100 pixels,
Acquisition time : 30 min.
SD-STEM: Selected Diffraction STEM