Shared Facilities & Equipment

Main Instruments:

Sample Preparation Tools

Gatan Alto cryogenic SEM preparation and loading chamber

Gatan cryogenic TEM sample transfer rod

Mark II Vitrobot plunge freezing system for cryoTEM

Custom made freeze plunger for time-resolved, shear-free vitrification of samples for cryoTEM

Cressington 108 Auto gold sputter coating system with thickness monitor for SEM sample preparation

Sorvall MT2-B Ultramicrotome

Tousimis Samdri-PVT-3D for biological specimen dehydration for SEM analysis

Embedding resins

Negative staining for TEM analysis

Vertical stubs for SEM analysis of cross-sections

Stub for screening of TEM grids using SEM