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Location: SER 005 (in the basement of the Science Engineering Research Building)

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Overview

The Microscopy Core Facility at Utah State University is a research service unit managed by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies. The facility maintains a scanning electron microscope equipped with EDS/EBSD system, a dualbeam (FIB/SEM) microscope equipped with Omniprobe/EBSD system, a laser dissection microscope, and several microscopy sample preparation tools.  The facility provides microscopy service, project consultation, and user training. The Facility operates on a fee-for-service basis but membership is available for all USU faculty, staff, and students .  Please go to Rate page for details.  The facility also provides class  demonstrations and K-12 outreach free of charge.  Please contact us by email fenann.shen@usu.edu or phone (435)797-8560.

SEM Images

The images above were taken with the Scanning Electron Microscope, Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy, and Electron BackScatter Diffraction in the Microscopy Core Facility.

E-SEM Videos

Real time micro-scale salt crystal formation from a aqueous solution after water being evaporated.

Real time micro-scale water droplet formation after water condensation.