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Electron Microbeam Analytical Laboratory

University of Michigan

Contact Information

Gordon Moore, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, CC-EMAL Manager
Dept of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Rm 2534, C.C. Little Bldg
1100 N University Ave
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-1005



Instrument Type

ELECTRON MICROBEAM - EDS energy dispersive spectrometer
ELECTRON MICROBEAM - CL cathodoluminescence detector +/- spectrometer
ELECTRON MICROBEAM - EMPA electron microprobe; wavelength dispersive spectrometers



Typical Use:

Conditions for Use:

Visitors are invited to work in the lab to work with lab personnel.
Visitors are invited to work in the lab to design and do the work yourself.

User Fees:

Contact Gordon Moore for current rates.

Instrument Priorities:

depends on priorities of department users

Remote Use:

Sample Preparation:

Quantitative work requires a polished sample. No superglue, no crystalbond.

Standard Collections/Lab Blanks:

a large collection of mineral and synthetic standards


new CAMECA package

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.
A fee arrangement would have to be made for demonstrations.

Support provided by:

NSF 99-11352

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