Accessing the NanoESCA
Applying to use the NanoESCA
Proposals for NanoESCA experiments are taken in on a rolling two-month basis. The next period runs November to December and the application deadline is 1st November.
Applications should be completed using the NanoESCA proposal form.docx (Office document, 38kB)
Applications should be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We strongly suggest that you discuss your proposal with the team before submission, at: email@example.com
Sample preparation and run times
Samples should be provided before at least a day before the experiment starting date.
Sample mounting requires up to 30 min, fast entry pumping requires 2 hours.
The dimensions of the sample holders are:
Estimated sample run times are:
- For XPS - 0.25 days
- For XPS + charge neutralizer - 0.5 days
- For XPS imaging - 1.5 days
- For SPA-LEED - 1 days
- For NanoESCA - 1 days
- For NanoESCA at LHe - 2 days
Current system usage and booking can be seen below: