Transmission Electron Microscopy Facilities

JEOL 3000F
The JEOL 3000F is 300 kV microscope capable of atomic resolution imaging. The field-emission gun offers high brightness, high coherency and narrow energy spread with a probe current of about 0.5 nA at a probe diameter of about 1 nm. The EDS, EELS and image filtering capability (GIF) provide easy tools for measuring elemental concentrations and distributions.

  • Point resolution down to 0.160 nm.
  • Line resolution down to 0.102 nm.
  • Gatan Imaging Filter (GIF) 1024 x 1024 pixels.
  • Oxford Instruments INCA analysis system.
  • HAADF with STEM system.
  • Hot field emission gun.
  • Gatan SC1000 11-megapixel CCD camera
  • Single-tilt cooling strain, double-tilt in situ heating, deformation and electrical conductivity measurement capabilities.

Specialists: Dr Hongwei LiuDr Takanori Sato

  JEOL 3000F

The JEOL 2200FS is one of the latest 200 kV field emission gun TEMs from JEOL. It provides a high coherence, high-current beam with a narrow energy spread and a current of 0.5 nA in a 1 nm probe. An advanced EDS and STEM system permits point, line scan and area mapping with X-rays and various electron signals. The built-in Omega filter enables energy-filtered imaging and energy loss spectroscopy.

  • Point resolution of 0.23 nm.
  • Lattice resolution of 0.1 nm.
  • Omega filter for EELS/EFTEM.
  • EELS resolution of 0.8 eV.
  • Gatan Ultrascan 2 k x 2 k camera.
  • STEM using BF (energy-filtered), HAADF and X-ray signals.
  • Tomography and in-situ heating capabilities built-in.
  • Hollow cone dark field imaging

Specialist: Dr Hongwei Liu

  JEOL 2200FS

JEOL 2100
This 200 kV instrument is configured with a cryo-polepiece, specifically designed for cryo-microscopy and cryo-tomography TEM to high tilts. It uses a high brightness LaB6 electron source. A range of specialized cryo- and tomography holders enable 3-D imaging (tomography) of plunge frozen sections. Gatan large-area and high-resolution cameras are fitted. The instrument is also a useful platform for room temperature 2-D/3-D imaging of thick biological sections and materials specimens.

  • Point resolution of 0.27 nm.
  • Lattice resolution of 0.14 nm.
  • Gatan Erlangshen (1.35 k x 1.08 k) and Ultrascan (2 k x 2 k) cameras.
  • Tomography, in-situ heating, deformation capabilities built-in.
  • Tilt angles up to ±80°.
  • Gatan cryo, cryo-tomography and double-tilt tomography holders.

Specialist: Dr Hongwei Liu, Dr Takanori Sato


JEOL 1400
This 120 kV TEM is a general purpose TEM for routine biological and materials characterisation. It has a high brightness LaB6 electron source and an easy-to-use interface. A Gatan large-area camera is fitted, enabling effortless imaging. A STEM unit allows bright- and dark-field imaging. A JEOL EDS system makes this an ideal platform for users wishing to carry out routine X-ray microanalysis and elemental profiling and mapping.

  • Point resolution of 0.38 nm.
  • Lattice resolution of 0.2 nm.
  • Gatan Erlangshen (1.35 k x 1.08 k) camera.
  • STEM imaging with BF, DF and X-ray signals.
  • JEOL EDS system.

Specialist: Dr Hongwei Liu

  JEOL 1400

Philips CM120 Biofilter
The Philips CM12 is a general purpose TEM that is useful in a diverse number of applications like the study of the internal structures of biological systems, the shape and distribution of various particles or the crystallography of materials. The imaging filter can be used to improve the contrast of images or allows for the mapping of elements distributions within a sample.

  • Gatan Imaging Filter (GIF) 1024 x 1024 pixels.
  • Double-tilt holder.

Specialists: Dr Hongwei Liu, Dr Takanori Sato

  Philips CM120 Biofilter

TEM Holders

Along with our suite of TEMs, the following range of special TEM holders are currently available:

Gatan 652        Double tilt heating system                                                                                              
Gatan 671DH Single tilt cooling strain system
Gatan 914 High tilt tomography cyrotransfer system
Gatan 915F Double tilt cryotransfer system
Gatan 927 Dual orientation tomography system
Hysitron PI-95      Picoindenter
Hysitron PI-95  (NEW) Picoindenter with MEMS heater + ECR electrical testing system