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Thu 5 Dec 2019
14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Unilever Lecture Theatre

Provided by: Department of Chemistry


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Chemistry: CT8 Electron Microscopy

Thu 5 Dec 2019

Description

This lecture will provide an overview of the Department’s electron microscopy facility. It will cover the theory of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), including cryo-TEM and tomography, as well as analytical techniques Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX) and Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS). Examples of how these techniques can be used to characterise a range of samples including polymers, proteins and inorganic materials will be shown.

Target audience
  • Postgraduates
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
  • If you are from outside the Department of Chemistry, please wait to be collected from reception
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 5 Dec   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Unilever Lecture Theatre Dr Heather Greer
Aims
  • Introduce and focus upon facilities available in the Department and will help to underpin your research in a very practical sense
  • Serves as a solid basis for those beginning to carry out experimental research in the Department
  • Provides you with the ability to choose the right technique(s) to answer the questions that you have regarding the molecules and/or materials you have made
  • If you would like to know any further information about our Departmental Facilities, you may also look at the relevant web pages, which you will find at: http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/analytical-data-services.
Duration
  • One and a half hours
Frequency
  • Yearly
Related courses
Theme
Characterisation Techniques

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