Hitachi S3400 Variable Pressure SEM

This instrument can be downloaded and is provided here in Adobe PDF formats.



  • Variable pressure operation
  • Secondary (SE) and Backscattered electron (BSE) imaging of specimens up to 100 mm3
  • EDS for elemental identification/mapping, semi-quantitative analyses, and spectral imaging
  • Particle classification and sizing

Current Research Activities:

  • Characterization of reaction products and surfaces during exposure of a material in various environments
  • Characterization of protective coatings on metals and ceramics
  • Characterization of proton exchange membrane and solid oxide fuel cell materials
  • Characterization of deposits/reactions in catalysts bricks and particulate filters

Contact: Larry Walker,, (865) 574-5339




 Oak Ridge National Laboratory