SEM beam alignment: The Happy Place

Aligning Milly’s electron beam is tricky business. It’s a process involving hours (or even days!) of pain and uncertainty that might, just possibly, result in…

Porcelain, Tungsten, and other yaks

Yak shaving : Any apparently useless activity which, by allowing you to overcome intermediate difficulties, allows you to solve a larger problem. —Wiktionary I didn’t…

The Move

As the manifesto says: If you can’t fix it, you don’t own it. But you don’t truly appreciate how much you own until you need…