High speed EBSD Detector

NordlysMax3 collects, indexes and displays data in real-time at 1580 points per second


NordlysMax3 at a glance

  • Acquisition, indexing and visualisation of results in real-time at 1580 pps
  • Full acquistion performance powered by the AZtec EBSD software
  • Performance sustained during simultaneous EDS acquisition and analysis
  • No compromise in sensitivity or flexibility
  • This new Nordlys family member is the same mehanical design as its predecessor and can be installed on your SEM today

NordlysMax3 brochure

NordlysMax3 brochure

Superfast EBSD has arrived! NordlysMax3, the World's fastest EBSD detector, collects, indexes and displays data in real-time at 1580 points per second. This 2 page brochure shows the features and benefits.

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See also Oxford instruments' new EBSD Detector Symmetry. Symmetry provides an even higher performance.

NordlysMax3 demonstration

Comparing NordlysMax2 and the new NordlysMax3 detectors

Features and benefits

EBSD Detector

  • Acquire and index EBSD data in real-time at up to 1580 pps and with 99% validated hit rate
    • View all indexed data as acquired
    • Create and interrogate maps and line scans in real-time
    • Fastest, most efficient data collection
  • Collect EBSD and EDS data simultaneously at full speed
    • Create EBSD and EDS maps in real-time
    • Unleash the performance of the X-MaxN 150 SDD for the fastest data collection
    • View EBSPs and spectra from areas of interest, during or after analysis
  • NordlysMax3 is a single choice high-speed detector for all EBSD applications
    • No compromise in performance
    • Operation down to 5 kV
    • Operation at low probe current (100 pA)
  • The ideal solution for capturing dynamic changes
    • In-chamber heating or tensile experiments
    • Collect more data during dynamic tests
    • Integrated IR filter as standard
  • All the advantages of the Nordlys design:
    • Optimum geometry for combined EBSD & EDS
    • Up to six forescatter diodes (FSD)

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Product Support

Maintenance and Support

Maintenance and Support

Oxford Instruments takes pride in the support and service that we provide. Whether your requirements are general or specific, regional or national, local or international, we can tailor a package specifically for you.

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Understanding the EBSD technique. Selecting suitable operating conditions. Using AZtec and Channel 5 to acquire and process maps.