MESI Laboratories

SIMS Laboratory

The SIMS laboratory is an open user facility intended to support the needs of the global geochemical community. It offers six modes of operation: Isotopic Analyses, Trace Element Analyses, Geochronology, Imaging, Depth Profiling, Particle Search.

Equipment: fully equipped, large geometry SIMS instrument and associated instruments

Contact person: Dr. Michael Wiedenbeck


TEM Laboratory

The Transmission Electron Microscopy TEM laboratory provides powerful techniques for characterization of crystal structure, microstructures and chemical composition of materials down to a near atomic level.

Das Labor zur Transmissionselektronenmikroskopie (TEM) erlaubt die Untersuchung von Kristallstrukturen, Mikrostrukturen und der chemischen Zusammensetzung von Festkörpern bis zu nahezu atomarer Auflösung.

Equipment: Transmission Electron Microscopy Type FEI Tecnai™ F20X-Twin, Focused Ion Beam (FIB) device for specimen preparation.

Contact person: Dr. Richard Wirth