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1 BEIJING SHRIMP CENTER Institute of Geology Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences Oct 30, 2007

2 What is a SHRIMP? Sensitive High Resolution Ion Microprobe

3 Who we are? Established on Dec.18, 2001 Established on Dec.18, 2001 National centre for application of large scientific instruments National centre for application of large scientific instruments Jointly sponsored and shared by Jointly sponsored and shared by Ministry of Land and Resources Ministry of Land and Resources Ministry of Science and Technology Ministry of Science and Technology Chinese Academy of Sciences Chinese Academy of Sciences Location: Beijing, P. R. of CHINA Location: Beijing, P. R. of CHINA

4 What we do? Major task: Major task: Provide high quality geochronological analysis service Provide high quality geochronological analysis service Develop new dating & geochemistry techniques Develop new dating & geochemistry techniques Precambrian research Precambrian research Geochronology and tectonic evolution of Central Asian Orogenic Belts Geochronology and tectonic evolution of Central Asian Orogenic Belts Train postgraduates and PhD. Students, as well as engineers and technicians Train postgraduates and PhD. Students, as well as engineers and technicians

5 Ongoing Research Project Set up the Internet Virtual Lab and Research Center of Micro-beam Analysis Instruments in China Set up the Internet Virtual Lab and Research Center of Micro-beam Analysis Instruments in China Ion Microprobe (SHRIMP II, CAMECA1280) Ion Microprobe (SHRIMP II, CAMECA1280) Electron Microprobe (EPMA, SEM) Electron Microprobe (EPMA, SEM) Laser Microprobe (LA-ICPMS) Laser Microprobe (LA-ICPMS)

6 Ongoing Research Project China-South Africa-Germany: Archaean Green stone belts. China-South Africa-Germany: Archaean Green stone belts. China-Mongolia: Geochronology of Ophiolites in Central Asian Orogenic Belts China-Mongolia: Geochronology of Ophiolites in Central Asian Orogenic Belts Parallel studies of Archaean Complexes in Greenland and North China Parallel studies of Archaean Complexes in Greenland and North China China-U.S.: Apollo Lunar sample SHRIMP dating China-U.S.: Apollo Lunar sample SHRIMP dating Research and Development of the key parts of TOF-SIMS. Research and Development of the key parts of TOF-SIMS.

7 Key Facilities in the Center SHRIMP II (2 sets): SHRIMP II (2 sets): First SHRIMP II was installed in 2000 First SHRIMP II was installed in 2000 The second one will be installed as soon as the new lab base is built. The second one will be installed as soon as the new lab base is built. SEM: Used for CL and BSE photographing SEM: Used for CL and BSE photographing

8 Magnet Collector Primary ion source Sample chamber Electrostatic analyzer Operational Unit Ion source

9 SEM Facility in Beijing SHRIMP Center

10 Techniques Established: Zircon U-Th-Pb age dating Zircon U-Th-Pb age dating Monazite U-Th-Pb age dating Monazite U-Th-Pb age dating Apatite U-Pb age dating Apatite U-Pb age dating Opal U-Pb age dating Opal U-Pb age dating Zircon in-situ REE analyses Zircon in-situ REE analyses Under development: U age dating of young zircon U age dating of young zircon U-Th-Pb age dating of fluorite U-Th-Pb age dating of fluorite

11 Operation Principle of the Center High efficiency High efficiency Key instrument runs 24 hours per day and 7 days a week. Key instrument runs 24 hours per day and 7 days a week. Open to the world Open to the world Visitors may analyze samples and obtain the data by themselves. Visitors may analyze samples and obtain the data by themselves.

12 SHRIMP Remote Operation System SROS SROS Jointly developed by: Beijing SHRIMP Center Beijing SHRIMP Center National Institute of Metrology, P.R. China National Institute of Metrology, P.R. China Jilin University Jilin University

13 Significance of Sharing SHRIMP with Remote Users Reasons for sharing SHRIMP by remote operation: Reasons for sharing SHRIMP by remote operation: SHRIMP is expensive ( 2,600,000) SHRIMP is expensive ( 2,600,000) SHRIMP is rare (Only 9 SHRIMPs are in operation currently) SHRIMP is rare (Only 9 SHRIMPs are in operation currently) High demand of machine time (full, full, full!) High demand of machine time (full, full, full!) Users spread all over the world Users spread all over the world Set up methodology for remote sharing of other large scientific instruments. Set up methodology for remote sharing of other large scientific instruments.

14 Scientists can observe the samples, operate the SHRIMP and obtain analytical data online in real time. Scientists can observe the samples, operate the SHRIMP and obtain analytical data online in real time. Support more scientists from different places participating in joint experiments and exchange ideas with each other through video and voice in real time. Support more scientists from different places participating in joint experiments and exchange ideas with each other through video and voice in real time. Online Access to SHRIMP for students who are far away from the facility. Online Access to SHRIMP for students who are far away from the facility. Functions of SROS

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16 SHRIMP Remote Analysis Sequence Log in Submit samples Zircon mounting Microscope and CL photos Instrument calibration Sample loading Mark the points for analysis Download SROS Software Online training of using SROS Machine time reservation Online simulation testing Remote Observation ANALYSIS Remote Control Lab Assistant Remote Observation Data Processing Observation Data Processing Data Processing Observation

17 Sketch Map of SROS SHRIMP Remote Control Experimental Data Print out Voice &Video Communication Controlling the Joint Experiment SHRIMP Remote Control Experimental Data Print out Voice &Video Communication Controlling the Joint Experiment Observing Sample Images Experimental Data Print out Voice & Video Communication Observing Sample Images Experimental Data Print out Voice & Video Communication Advanced Management and Cooperation of SROS Operating SHRIMP II locally when necessary Advanced Management and Cooperation of SROS Operating SHRIMP II locally when necessary Control Computer Operator at Remote Terminal Participator 1 Participator 2 Beijing SHRIMP Center Web Server LabAssistant Secure Connection Internet Image Server SHRIMP II (Actual Dating)

18 Yichang Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources Hubei, China August 10, 2005

19 User s Report In general, SROS is stable and reliable as proved by the 2 days remote operation although there are some small problems to resolve. 11 zircon samples in two mounts of G1012 and G1013 for dating were fulfilled in this actual remote analysis and obtained the expected results. All samples analyzed were done by researchers from Yichang Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources at Yichang Workstation...In general, SROS is stable and reliable as proved by the 2 days remote operation although there are some small problems to resolve. 11 zircon samples in two mounts of G1012 and G1013 for dating were fulfilled in this actual remote analysis and obtained the expected results. All samples analyzed were done by researchers from Yichang Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources at Yichang Workstation... Feedback from Yichang Workstation

20 University of São Paulo Brazil Brazil Sept.16 th, 2005

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22 Feedback from USP Workstation The remote operation was a complete success The remote operation was a complete success User s report User s report On 19 and 20 September, the experiment was carried out and 80 U-Pb SHRIMP analyses (20 in standard zircon material, and 60 in unknown zircon grains) were carried out using the automatic protocol in use at the Beijing laboratory… On 19 and 20 September, the experiment was carried out and 80 U-Pb SHRIMP analyses (20 in standard zircon material, and 60 in unknown zircon grains) were carried out using the automatic protocol in use at the Beijing laboratory… The performance of the software was at top level during the entire duration of the operation. Very seldom was there a necessity for calling the attention of the Chinese staff of the Beijing laboratory to make some small adjustments in situ in order to optimize the conditions of the measurements… The performance of the software was at top level during the entire duration of the operation. Very seldom was there a necessity for calling the attention of the Chinese staff of the Beijing laboratory to make some small adjustments in situ in order to optimize the conditions of the measurements… The entire operation was considered very successful. It was mentioned that, when a SHRIMP II instrument would be set up at the São Paulo laboratory, the SROS software could be operated locally or remotely, to strengthen the cooperative activities… The entire operation was considered very successful. It was mentioned that, when a SHRIMP II instrument would be set up at the São Paulo laboratory, the SROS software could be operated locally or remotely, to strengthen the cooperative activities…

23 Beijing Canada Brazil Australia Italy SROS Workstations established so far 1.Yichang, China University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Ontario Geological Survey, Canada Curtin University of Technology, Australia Nanjing University, China University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy

24 Internet Virtual Lab of Beijing SHRIMP Center Sep. 7 th, 2007

25 Curtin University of Technology Perth Australia Perth Australia Sept. 8 th, 2007

26 University of MilanBicocca Milan, Italy Oct 8, 2007

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28 Successful operation of the SROS workstations has proven: Technology based on the internet for remote control and cooperative sharing of large scientific instruments is feasible. Technology based on the internet for remote control and cooperative sharing of large scientific instruments is feasible. SHRIMP Remote Operation System has a high practical value. SHRIMP Remote Operation System has a high practical value.

29 SROS Analysis Done So Far Yichang Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources, CHINA h h h University of São Paulo, BRAZIL h h h h h Ontario Geological Survey, CANADA h University Milano-Bicocca, ITALY h Sharing of SHRIMP at Curtin h Total: 875h

30 Significance of the developing of remote cooperative share operation system for large scientific instruments

31 Remote share and operation of the Internet virtual Lab for instruments may bring a new way of conducting scientific research. Remote share and operation of the Internet virtual Lab for instruments may bring a new way of conducting scientific research.

32 improve speed and efficiency of scientific and research exchange improve speed and efficiency of scientific and research exchange realize cooperative research on internet and promote the reform of scientific and research method. realize cooperative research on internet and promote the reform of scientific and research method. Avoid the debates on the experimental procedure of data obtaining. Avoid the debates on the experimental procedure of data obtaining. It provides the technical condition for more scientists to observe analysis process and exchange information at real time in different places.

33 Provide condition for solving the problem of the comparability of experimental data The same scientist can operate more than one scientific instruments and obtain experimental data of the same sample without travel around. It ensures identical experimental method, process and operators skill on the same level, so that it has solved the problem of The same scientist can operate more than one scientific instruments and obtain experimental data of the same sample without travel around. It ensures identical experimental method, process and operators skill on the same level, so that it has solved the problem of comparability of the data.

34 Provide new approach for communication between researchers and engineers Researchers put forward the new requirements for analytical methods and instruments during their study and promote the technical experts innovating the technology of Analysis. Researchers put forward the new requirements for analytical methods and instruments during their study and promote the technical experts innovating the technology of Analysis. Remote share operation system is a product for sufficient communication between researchers and technical experts and connect the technical and research work more closely as well. Remote share operation system is a product for sufficient communication between researchers and technical experts and connect the technical and research work more closely as well.

35 Create technical condition for man- machine separation Man-machine separation is the trend of development. Man-machine separation is the trend of development. Operators and instruments require totally different environment (temperature, humidity and clean degree of air ). They could get what they need and save energy after separated from each other. Operators and instruments require totally different environment (temperature, humidity and clean degree of air ). They could get what they need and save energy after separated from each other. Technical development provides possibility of man- machineseparation. Technical development provides possibility of man- machine separation.

36 Realizing digitization of analysis process Remote share operation system will provide the recording function for analytical process so that the details of each step during the analysis could be recurred when needed after the analysis is done, which makes the review and analysis of the occurred problems during analysis easily. Remote share operation system will provide the recording function for analytical process so that the details of each step during the analysis could be recurred when needed after the analysis is done, which makes the review and analysis of the occurred problems during analysis easily. It is very important for the measurements of rare sample. It is very important for the measurements of rare sample.

37 Finally… Internet has changed the life style for us and the way we work. No doubt, it will bring a totally new way of conducting scientific research in the future.


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