Electron Microscope Facility, San Diego State University


scanning electron microscope picture of the hed of a fly

 

To use the Facility equipment, or to collaborate with researchers in the Facility, please contact the Facility manager
sdsuemfac@gmail.com

Scanning electron microscope picture of marine flagellate

FEI Tecnai 12 Transmission Electron Microscope

(Purchased with support by the National Science Foundation grant DBI-030829)
  • fully automated and computer controlled
  • cryosample ready
  • Teitz 214 high resolution bottom mounted digital camera
  • AMT HX41 side mounted digital camera
  • tomography capable
  • FEI Quanta 450 FEG Scanning Electron Microscope

    (Purchased with support by the National Science Foundation grant DBI-0959908)
  • Variable Pressure and Environmental SEM capable
  • Oxford INCA Energy Dispersive Spectrometer with 50 mm SDD crystal
  • Hot stage
  • Cold stage
  • Low voltage
  • Scanning Transmission mode
  • Cathodoluminescence

     

  • Light Microscopes

    • brightfield
    • darkfield
    • epi-fluorescence
    • Nomarski DIC
    • polarization
    • phase contrast
    • video
    • Optronics 'Magnifire' cooled color camera

    QT150 Sputter Coater

    • Hi-resolution turbo-pumped coater with platinum target

    Samdri-790 Critical Point Dryer

    Microtomes

    • plastic thick and thin-sectioning

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