Cross-section SEM with freeze fracturing

Preparation of a cross-section sample using freeze fracturing: samples are freezed in liquid nitrogen (-195 C°) followed by cracking the freezed samples. The method is suitable for relatively thin and small samples. The suitable thickness depends on the hardness of the material and size of the samples (You can always ask help from our experts). Typically samples that thickness is < 1 mm are suitable. The cracked surface is imaged with a scanning electron microscope (SEM). In a typical measurement, several images with varying magnifications are taken to get a good overall view of the sample surface.

Suitable sample matrices
Solid films, solid pieces
Minimum sample amount
Mimimum size of the sample depends on the material and thickness (ask help from our experts!)
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Measurlabs validated method
Device families
Method expert
Kia Bertula
Kia Bertula

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444 €
First sample: 444 €
Additional samples: 297 € per sample

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