Facility Equipment

 

FEC Tecnai 12 Transmission Electron Microscope

(Purchased with support by the National Science Foundation grant (DBI-030829)

 

  • Fully automated and computer controlled
  • Cryosample ready
  • Teitz 214 high resolution bottom mounted digital camera
  • AMT XR-41 side mounted digital camera
  • Tomography capable

 

FEI Quana 450 FEG Scanning Electron Microscope

(Purchased with support by the National Science Foundation grant (DBI-0955908)

 

  • Variable Pressure and Environmental SEM capable
  • Oxford INCA Energy Dispersive Spectrometer with 50mm SDD crystal
  • Hot and cold stage
  • Low voltage
  • Scanning Transmission mode
  • Cathodoluminescence

 

Leica DMRBE Upright Light Microscope

 

  • Digital image capture, z stepper motor
  • Brightfield / darkfield
  • Epi-fluorescence
    • Ultraviolet, Green, Red, Far Red
  • Nomarski DIC
  • Phase contrast
  • Video
  • Retiga EX digital camera

 

EMS 150 Sputter Coater

 

  • Hi-resolution turbo-pumped coater with platinum target

 

Samdri-790 Critical Point Dryer

 

  • Room temperature microtomes
  • Plastic thick and thin-sectioning