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Electron Microbeam Analytical Laboratory

University of Michigan

Contact Information

Carl Henderson



Ann Arbor


Instrument Type

ELECTRON MICROBEAM - EDS energy dispersive spectrometer
ELECTRON MICROBEAM - TEM transmission electron microscopy, including SAED small area electron diffraction, and AEM analytical electron microscopy


Mineral structure (atomic)

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 Carl Henderson 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 87-08276

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