Specimen Preparation Facilities

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Sample preparation equipment (mostly for SEM) comprising conductive sputter coating units, ion mill polishing unit and evaporation units located in WH153.

An ex-situ lift out system (EXpressLO LLC) is available for advanced TEM sample preparation in WH172B, this allows a thin sample to be placed accurately on a special substrate.

                  Ion Mill System                                                                        Coating Units                                                                 Evaporators                   

The NanoMill (Fischione) is used following FIB sample preparation (TEM) and is located in WH172F.

Contact: Leslie O'Brien or  Robert Keyse