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Electron Microscopy

FEI Quanta 200 Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) with EDAX module

Key features

  • Conventional high vacuum secondary electron imaging
  • Environmental SEM for hydrated or especially fragile samples
  • Energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDAX) analysis and mapping
  • Backscattered electron imaging

Common applications

Topology mapping and elemental analysis 

FEI Tecnai G2 Biotwin Transmission Electron  Microscope (TEM) with tomography unit

Key features

  • High Resolution (3nm) imaging of thin sections
  • Automated tomography and 3D reconstructions

Common applications

  • Ultrastructural determination of thin sections and on-the-grid preparations

Leica EM UC7 ultramicrotome

Routine production of resin embedded thin sections  (20-100nm)