Selected Analysis Topics

  • David J. Larson
  • Ty J. Prosa
  • Robert M. Ulfig
  • Brian P. Geiser
  • Thomas F. Kelly


LEAP data analysis is performed using the CAMECA Integrated Visualization and Analysis Software (IVAS) package. IVAS was introduced in 2004 on a Windows XP® software platform based on Java™ and Netbeans and continues to require a Windows operating system environment. CAMECA offers several levels of licensing from free and short term use to permanent full versions. Through the years, IVAS development has closely followed a guiding principle that prioritizes ease of use and availability of unencrypted file formats so that analysis can be performed both with IVAS as well as user-developed software. Discussing all the features and concepts pertaining to IVAS would require a separate book (see the IVAS User Guide). Consequently, this chapter describes only some key IVAS topics and features useful for atom probe tomography (APT) practitioners. The features and topics addressed are in no particular order, but each should have some relevance for experienced and novice analysts alike.


Solute Atom Atom Probe Tomography Silicon Isotope Minimum Detection Level Concentration Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David J. Larson
    • 1
  • Ty J. Prosa
    • 1
  • Robert M. Ulfig
    • 1
  • Brian P. Geiser
    • 1
  • Thomas F. Kelly
    • 1
  1. 1.CAMECA Instruments, Inc.MadisonUSA

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