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College of Arts & Sciences
The Electron Microscopy Center

Protocols and Quick Guides

Instrument Quick Guides

Tescan Vega3 SBU SEM

Thermo EDS w/ Tescan SEM

Hitachi H-8000 TEM pt1

Hitachi H-8000 TEM pt2


Ancilliary Equipment Guides

Ladd Research critical point dryer

Denton Desk II sputter coater

Denton Desk II turbo sputter coater

Hitachi carbon evaporator


Basic Microscopy Protocols

TEM: biological fixation

SEM: biological fixation


We use EMBed-812 resin in our facility for specimen embedding. The techinical data sheet on how to prepare the mixture can be found here.