Octane Elect EDS System
The Octane Elect SDDs incorporate a silicon nitride (Si3N4) window, high speed electronics and a manual slide. They can be combined with one of EDAX's Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) cameras as part of the Pegasus EDS-EBSD Analysis System, providing seamless integration for both elemental composition and crystal structure analysis in one easy-to-use package.
The Octane Elect SDDs are available in 2 models:
Octane Elect Plus - 30 mm2 chip
Octane Elect Super - 70 mm2 chip
Best Light Element Performance
The Octane Elect SDD with a Si3N4 window offers major transmission improvements compared to detectors with a polymer window, leading to greatly improved light element performance and significantly more critical data for the materials analyst.
Low kV Performance
The mechanical properties of silicon nitride allow the use of thinly fabricated windows with a low aspect ratio support grid, offering a great benefit in terms of low energy sensitivity and optimal low voltage analysis.
Optimized SDD Electronics for stable energy at high collection rates
- Fast pulse processing for mapping and quantification
- Optimized data quality at all count rates
- High resolution quantitative analysis at mapping speeds greater than 400,000 output cps
The EDAX EDS systems with advanced detection electronics offer the highest throughput count rate on the market for the best possible analysis and increased productivity.
The design of the SDDs with the material properties and durability of the Si3N4 window offer the most robust and reliable detectors for all EDS applications. The unique design means that they are corrosion and shock resistant, and suitable for plasma cleaning.
APEX™ EDS Analysis Software allows users to optimize their analysis time and get the best possible data from their sample
APEX™ ensures high-quality, accurate results and increased productivity with its easy-to-use interface, live-time graphical display, and simultaneous review mode.
- Standard with APEX™ Analysis Software for EDS applications
- EDAX Analysis Software available for integrated EDS-EBSD applications