EPMA lab in Athens

Agricultural University of Athens

Contact Information

Ioannis Baziotis




Instrument Type

MPA electron microprobe; wavelength dispersive spectrometers

JEOL JXA-8900 Superprobe



Typical Use:

1. WDS In-situ spot analysis
2. X-ray mapping
3. Qualitative WDS scans

Conditions for Use:

Submitted samples will be analyzed on a contract basis (i.e. lab personnel will do the work)

User Fees:

Currently, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we accept samples for analysis only. Please contact lab manager (Ioannis Baziotis) for current rates.

Instrument Priorities:

Priority for use of the instrument is for funded research, followed by lab visitors, and students.

Remote Use:

Unfortunately remote access is not possible

Sample Preparation:

The samples should be in the form either normal rectangular thin sections, or 1΄΄ epoxy mounts. The surface should be well polished. Since we perform the work on the EPMA, the coating is necessary. Coating can be done

Standard Collections/Lab Blanks:

We have a complete series of Smithsonian standards, along with metals. We can do a series of analytical work for most of the elements. Please ask us.


Educational Use:

Undergraduate student research projects are invited Graduate student research projects are invited

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