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Nanoscale Biomedical Imaging Facility

Equipment

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The FEI Tecnai 20 can provide structural, chemical, and crystallographic information. It is equipped with an EDAX energy dispersive spectrometer, a Gatan energy filter, STEM detector, cryo stage, ACT crystal orientation imaging and digital cameras.

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The FEI XL30 ESEM operates as a standard high vacuum SEM as well as an environmental SEM for examining wet, uncoated specimens. It is equipped with an EDAX energy dispersive spectrometer, backscatter detector, cathode luminescence, and gaseous secondary electron detector.

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Tecnai F20

Specializing in electron cryomicroscopy of macromolecular assemblies in vitreous thin films.

Preparation Equipment

  • critical point dryer – Baltec CPD 030
  • sputter coater – Denton Desk II
  • carbon evaporator – Edwards Auto 306
  • ultramicrotomes – Leica Ultracut, RMC MT6000
  • cryoultramicrotome – Leica EM FCS
  • high-pressure freezer – Leica HPM100
  • freeze-substitution – Leica  EM AFS2