CCMR operates world-class electron microscopes in Duffield Hall, Bard Hall, and the Clark/PSB Complex.
Basic EM categories are below, with unique capabilities noted (click on the instrument name below for more information):
Scanning Electron Microscopy
> Zeiss Gemini 500 Scanning Electron Microscope: General purpose SEM in Clark Hall; high resolution imaging at low and ultra-low accelerating voltages.
> Tescan Mira3 FESEM: General purpose SEM in Bard Hall, plus EBSD and EDS
> B-Nano AirSEM: Samples analyzed are in air, not vacuum!
> LEO 1550 FESEM (Keck SEM): General purpose SEM in Clark Hall, plus EDS
Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM/STEM)
> FEI Titan Themis CryoS/TEM (60-300kV): high resolution S/TEM, Cryo EM in Physical Sciences Complex
> NION UltraSTEM 100: high resolution STEM, world-class atom-scale EELS imaging in Duffield Hall
> FEI F20 TEM STEM: high resolution S/TEM in Duffield Hall
> FEI Tecnai 12 Bio-Twin TEM: general purpose TEM in Physical Sciences Complex
> FEI T12 Spirit TEM STEM: general purpose TEM in Duffield Hall
Sample preparation tools
> FEI Strata 400 STEM FIB: General purpose FIB for nano-sectioning and TEM sample preparation plus cryo-stage, in Duffield Hall.
> Microtomes, sputter coaters, polishers, etc. in various facilities
Single particle electron cryomicroscopy (cryoEM)
> CryoEM: cryoTEM of biological samples at Duffield Hall and in the Physical Sciences Complex
> Manual and automated vitrification devices, carbon coaters and plasma cleaners, grid making equipment, etc.
> Olympus general purpose imaging microscopes in Duffield Hall