Subject: RAITH is going off line today off line through Friday afternoon/evening for repairs and testing.
From: James Conway <>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 13:07:31 -0700

To resolve the many user reports on problems on the Raith 150 system 
related to blanking and write field alignment problems which reportedly 
are resulting in WF-WF and intra-writefield stitching errors I am taking 
over the system this week.

There will be the opportunity for users to assist me in this testing 
this evening and overnight -- but we are likely opening the column 
tomorrow Tuesday to perform corrective actions and we will then need to 
bake, realign the system, calibrate, and then requalify the system to 

We apologize for the interruption to your research plans and activities.

Thank you for your support!

James Conway