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Microscopy - Electron Microscope

The electron microscope suite has a Philips CM100 TEM with low dose software and Compustage attachments with following two CCD cameras available for general use:

FIG22

  • a Soft Imaging Systems MegaView III CCD camera
  • an SIA model 12C high resolution CCD camera

The electron microscope suite has a Hitachi S4800 SEM

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The preparatory facilities in the EM sectioning room include the following:

  • Leica EM KMR2 Glass Knife maker
  • FIG18
  • Reichert Ultracut E Ultramicrotome
  • FIG19
  • Leica EM UC62b Ultramicrotome
  • Leica EM FC6 low temp attachment
  • FIG20
  • Tousimis autosamdri 815 critical point dryer
  • FIG23
  • EMS 150T S sputter coater
  • FIG24
  • EMS 150T E carbon coater
  • FIG25
  • EMS100 glow discharge unit
  • FIG21

The wet-lab is available for individuals who wish to prepare their own samples for electron microscopy. As such, we are equipped to dispose of waste toxic EM reagents.