New JEOL e-Brochure Illustrates Application of Ion Beam Cross Section Polisher for SEM Sample Preparation of Solar Panel Thin Films

Published on May 12, 2009 at 4:31 AM

A new e-brochure from JEOL illustrates the application of an ion beam cross section polisher for SEM sample preparation of solar panel thin films and kerogen-rich shale samples. The online brochure includes SEM images as well as movie and 3D files of complex shale composites and EBSD orientation maps of solar panel thin films. The JEOL cross section polisher produces cross sections without smearing, crumbling, or distortion - ideal for preparing difficult samples.

JEOL is a world leader in electron optical equipment and instrumentation for high-end scientific and industrial research and development. Core product groups include electron microscopes (SEMs and TEMs), instruments for the semiconductor industry (electron beam lithography and a series of defect review and inspection tools), and analytical instruments including mass spectrometers, NMRs and ESRs.

JEOL USA, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of JEOL, Ltd., Japan, was incorporated in the United States in 1962. The company has 13 regional service centers that offer unlimited emergency service and support in the U.S.

For more information about JEOL USA, Inc. or any JEOL products, visit, or call 978-535-5900.

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