Transmission Electron Microscope


Transmission Electron Microscope
  • Charges a fee for use
  • Access by guest researcher allowed
  • Host technician(s) available
  • The TEM model is FEI Tecnai T12 (link)
  • The CCD camera on the TEM is 11 megapixel Gatan832, ORIUSSC 1000(link)
  • Accelerating voltage range of 20 to 120 kV.
  • Magnifications up to 300,000x.
  • Point-point resolution: 0.34 nm; Line resolution: 0.2 nm.
  • Specimen holders: single tilt; tilt-rotate.

Research Facility

Scientific Imaging Suite
Dalhousie University
Nova Scotia (NS)

The SIS hosts and provides training and use of state-of-the-art electron microscopes and sample preparation related accessory equipment. The SIS also provides digital imaging, poster printing and photographing services.

Major equipment at the SIS available for use:
  • Transmission electron microscope (FEI Tecnai 12 TEM)
  • Scanning electron microscope (Zeiss 1455VP SEM)
  • Critical point dryer (Leica EM CPD300)
  • Sputter coater (Leica EM ACE200)
  • Ultramicrotome (Leica EM UC6 and ULTRACUT E)
  • High pressure freezing system (Leica EM PACT)
  • Freeze substitution and low temperature embedding system (Leica EM AFS)
  • Large format printer (Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8000S)


TEM, SEM, electron microscope, critical point dryer, sputter coater, printer, ultramicrotome

  • Biological and Life Sciences
  • Biotechnology

Industry Liaison Officer

Margaret Palmeter


Ping Li Primary Contact

Date submitted: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 4:30 PM
Date updated: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 9:03 AM

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