WHOI Facilities

Optical Microscopes
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Leica polarizing and stereo microscopes for thin section, mineral, and inclusion analysis.

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Laser Ablation
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Two excimer 193 nm laser ablation systems: New Wave UP193 and ASI RESOlution

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ICP-MS
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The WHOI NIRVANA facility hosts a Neptune multicollector, Element2 single-collector, and iCap Q quadrupole with split-stream capabilities.

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Noble Gas MS

The WHOI Isotope Geochemistry Facility has a custom mass spectrometer for precise He isotopic analysis, a MAP215-50 for He-Ne-Ar analysis, and automated extraction and purification lines. 

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SEM

Hitachi tabletop SEM TM-3000 equipped with Quantax70 EDS.

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Mineral separtation

Jaw crushers, sieves, hydrolic presses and other mineral separation equipment.

MicroCT

Vero Le Roux manages a benchtop Skyscan 1272 ultrahigh-resolution X-ray computed tomography facility.

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