Table of Services

Electron Microscopy Equipment

FEI Technai 12 transmission EM

FEI Tecnai 12 transmission electron microscope

FEI Tecnai 12 transmission electron microscope

A modern computer-controled instrument equipped with a digital CCD camera.

Leica Ultracut UC6 microtome, equipped with FC6 attachment for cryosectioning

Leica Ultracut UC6 with FC6 cryoattachment

Leica Ultracut UC6 with FC6 cryoattachment

Highly flexible instrument providing the Facility with capabilities to prepare sections ranging widely in thickness at room or low temperatures.

ETEC scanning electron microscope and accesories

ETEC scanning EM

A vintage and simple, yet reliable scanning EM equipped with back scattered electron detector. Due to the recently acquired frame grabber, it provides good quality digital images. Critical-point drying aparatus and metal sputterer are also available for sample preparation

Leica AFS

Low-temperature cryosubstitution and embedding system typically used for processing samples in hydrophillic resins

Reichelt Ultracut E microtome with FC4 attachment for cryosectioning

An older ultramicrotome used mostly for sectioning of semi-thin plastic sections