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

The laboratory 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:

Electrochemical growth can also be performed in our lab in a range of setups.

Optical characterization

Photoluminescence spectrometer operating from 4.20K to 3000K: