Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)

Spring Microscopy Workshop - Materials Imaging and Characterization Facility (Imaging Cores - Kuiper)

The Materials Imaging and Characterization Facility (Imaging Cores - Kuiper) invites you to attend the Spring Microscopy Workshop, offered on Friday May 17, 2019 from 9am to 5pm. The workshop is open to all interested undergraduate and graduate students and staff. A pizza lunch will be provided.


  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
  • Focused Ion Beam Sample Preparation (FIB)
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)

Including Hands-on sessions at the instruments!

Juliane Weber

Juliane Weber has a bachelor and master degree from the University of Bonn, Germany and PhD degree from the RWTH University of Aachen, Germany. During her PhD she worked at the Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH in close collaboration with the Ernst-Ruska Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons (ER-C). She did her postdoc at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory working in close collaboration with the Center for Nanophase Material Sciences (CNMS). She has experience in working with SEM, TEM, atom probe tomography, atomic force microscopy and neutron scattering.

Lehigh University Microscopy School 2019

Now accepting registrations for the 49th annual Lehigh Microscopy School which will be held on the campus of Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, June 2-7, 2019. All courses, lecturers and instrumentation will be together for what promises to be a phenomenal week!

Course offerings include:

High Resolution Elemental Analysis from 2kV to 200kV Workshop

This workshop will discuss, through seminars and practical sessions, the technological advances that make nanometer and sub-nanometer elemental characterization possible at wide range of energies in the TEM and SEM.

Afternoon practical sessions featuring hands on demonstrations will use the Imaging Cores - Kuiper (Materials Imaging and Characterization Facility):

CryoEM seminar

"Structural Insights into Retroviral Integration Using CryoEM"
Event Date: Thu, 10/19/2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Koffler, Room 218
Seminar Speaker: Dr. Dmitry Lyumkis (Helmsley-Salk Fellow, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies)
Seminar Host: N.C. Horton
Seminar Type: CBC Colloquium Seminar

Seminar introducting ASU's CryoEM facility to the UA research community

Dewight Williams PhD, from ASU's CryoEM facility, will be speaking on the topic of An Arizona regional consortium for cryogenic TEM determination of cellular and macro-molecular structures. The presentation is part of the Biological Chemistry Program's seminar series.

The seminar will be held in Speech and Hearing Sciences 205 on Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 12:30-1:30pm.

More information about hands-on sample preparations workshops will be forth-coming.

“Lab in the gap” - the UA’s new Electron Microscope is ready for solving big scientific problems

An electron microscope uses electrons to probe an object, measuring the physical, chemical and microstructural information down to atomic-level resolution. Recently, there are transformative advancements in electron microscopy: 1) stable, easy-to-use automated aberration correction enables 80pm-resolution instrument for solving real-world problems; and 2) a surge of new development of in situ and environmental techniques.

Jerry Chang

Yao-Jen Chang has a MS degree from Murray State University and PhD degree from University of Kentucky. He is specialized in exploring the structure-property relationships for nanomaterials using electron microscopy techniques, including energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX), electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS), selected area electron diffraction (SAED), in situ liquid cell/heating experiments, and Focused Ion Beam Sample Preparation.

ASU Cryo EM Workshop (Jan 2017)

The Cryo EM workshop will be happening at ASU in January 2017. The new FEI Titan Krios has been delivered and will hopefully be up and running at the end of this year. This will be a fantastic opportunity to have your students (or yourselves) trained in the basics of cryo EM.