ACEMAC (Aberdeen Centre for Electron Microscopy, Analysis and Characterisation)

CarlZeiss GeminiSEM 300 VP with Deben Centaurus CL and Oxford Instruments EDS (XMax80) and EBSD (NordlysNano), plus sample preparation facilities and technical support for physical and material sciences as well as biosciences



Expertise

Imaging Platforms

Keywords - Electron Microscopy: Scanning EM (FEG) 

The University of Aberdeen Core Facility is open to both internal and external users.

Applications

Keywords - Physical Sciences: Corrosion/Oxidation | Geology/Mineralogy | Metallurgy/Alloy development | Nanomaterials | Composites | Planetary sciences 

University of Aberdeen Core Facility for electron microscopy, with technical support and expertise across many disciplines 

Sample Preparation

University of Aberdeen Core Facility for electron microscopy, with technical support and expertise across many disciplines 

Data Analysis

Keywords - Software: ImageJ
Keywords - Hardware: CarlZeiss GeminiSEM 300 VP with SE | BSD | CL | EDS | EBSD | NanoVP

Wide range of sample coating and polishing facilities for rocks, metals, archaeological artefacts, biological cells (see also Microscopy and Histology Core Facility) etc. 

Shared Access 

University of Aberdeen Core Facility for electron microscopy, also open to external users (both academic and commercial) 

Funding

Contact to discuss costs of use.



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Point of Contact

ACEMAC (Aberdeen Centre for Electron Microscopy, Analysis and Characterisation)
ACEMAC
Meston Building, Room 028A
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom


Alex Brasier / John Still, 01224273465

Staff List

John Still (technician)
Alex Brasier (academic lead)