Electron Microscopy

    Kevin Scott MacKenzie (Manager)

Facility/equipment: Facility

  • Location

    Institute of Medical Sciences Aberdeen AB25 2ZD

    United Kingdom

Description

A comprehensive processing and sectioning service for Electron Microscopy, (sample prep/sectioning for TEM and SEM; cryo EM prep). Training and assisted use can also provided.

- High pressure freezer (Leica Empact 2/RTS)
- Automated freeze substitution system (Leica AFS2/FSP)
- Ultramicrotomes, cryoultramicrotome for TEM sectioning
- SEM preparation equipment, including critical point drier, sputter coater and high vacuum coating unit
- Zeiss EVO MA10 SEM with INCA microanalysis + BSE, VP and STEM detectors

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Electron microscopy
Scanning electron microscopy
Transmission electron microscopy
Microanalysis
Substitution reactions
Vacuum
Detectors
Coatings
Processing