Sputter Coater


Sputter Coater

Produces homogenous and conductive metal (e.g. gold or gold palladium) coatings for nonconductive SEM samples

  • Charges a fee for use
  • Access by guest researcher allowed
  • Host technician(s) available

The Coater model is Leica EM ACE200 (link)

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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