ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND NANOMATERIALS – Infrastructure

Thermo Fisher Scientific Talos Scanning Transmision Electron Microscope (S/TEM) (1,2 A line resolution, 1 A Information limit), equipped with an Electron Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDS) system

Philips CM 20 analytical High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) equipped with an EDAX Electron Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDS) system and a GIF200 Gatan imaging filter for Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS) and Energy Filtered TEM (EFTEM)

A variable pressure FEI Quanta Inspect Scanning Electron Microscope(SEM) equipped with an EDAX EDS system.

Sample preparation

It also hosts a large variety of sample preparation tools (ion mill, electropolisher, dimpler, disc grinders, metal coater, ultrasonic cutter etc) suitable for a large range of materials and structures.

Materials Growth

High vacuum chamber for the growth of thin films by electron evaporation.

Optical characterization

Photoluminescence spectrometer operating from 4.20K to 3000K.

Electrochemical growth