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Center for Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis - University of Idaho

University of Idaho

Contact Information

Thomas Williams

208 885-6785

tomw@uidaho.edu

Moscow

IDAHO

Instrument Type

  • ELECTRON MICROBEAM - SEM scanning electron microscope (including BSE, back-scattered electron detector)
  • ELECTRON MICROBEAM - EDS energy dispersive spectrometer
  • ELECTRON MICROBEAM - CL cathodoluminescence detector +/- spectrometer
  • ELECTRON MICROBEAM - TEM transmission electron microscopy, including SAED small area electron diffraction, and AEM analytical electron microscopy
  • X-RAY DIFFRACTION - XRD X-ray powder diffractometer
  • Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope

Application:

Mineral structure (atomic) Chemical State Micro-imaging

Typical Use:

Conditions for Use:

  • Submitted samples will be analyzed on a contract basis (i.e. lab personnel will do the work)
  • Visitors are invited to work in the lab to work with lab personnel
  • Training Session (short course) is offered

User Fees:

Instrument Priorities:

Remote Use:

Sample Preparation:

Standard Collections/Lab Blanks:

Software:

Educational Use:

  • Class demonstrations are available for undergraduates
  • Class demonstrations are available for K-12
  • Undergraduate student research projects are invited
  • Graduate student research projects are invited
  • Tutorials and other educational materials related to the lab are available

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