The CSM Electron Microscopy Laboratory is equipped with three scanning electron microscopes (Quanta 600 with heating stage to 1500°C and an in-situ Ernest-Fullam tensile stage; JEOL FEG SEM with EBSP and photolithography capabilities installed 3/2006; JEOL JXA-840 SEM with EDS;) and two transmission electron microscopes (Philips CM200 STEM with EDS and heating stage to 1500°C; Philips EM400 TEM). The laboratory is fully equipped with TEM sample preparation facilities including dimplers, ion beam thinners, and vacuum coaters.

Electron Microscopy Laboratory