Electron Microscopy Center

Faculty of Materials Science & Engineering

The center includes a top-of-the-line Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) (0.07 nm resolution), an additional conventional TEM,  a high resolution Scanning Electron Microscope (HRSEM) , an environmental SEM (ESEM) and advanced facilities for sample preparation, including a Dual Focused Ion Beam (FIB) system.

Academic supervisor: Prof. Wayne D, Kaplan,

Center manager: Dr. Yaron Kauffmann,, Phone : 04 -829-4567

Dr. Popilevsky Larisa (managing the FIB),, Phone : 04 -829-5144

List of Equipment: 


High Resolution Transmisson Electron Microscope - FEI Titan 80-300 kV FEG-S/TEM

Transmission Electron Microscope - FEI Tecnai G2 T20 S-Twin TEM

Dual beam Focused Ion Beam (FIB) Dual beam FIB - Helios nano-lab G3 FEI


High-Resolution Scanning electron microscope - Zeiss Ultra-Plus FEG-SEM with a heating stage

Scanning Electron Microscope - FEI Quanta 200 E-SEM

Light Microscope - Olympus BX51 Light Microscope

Electron Microscopy Specimen preparation Lab:

Plasma Cleaner - Fischione plasma cleaner – model 1020

Gold & Carbon Coating - Quorum Q150T Turbo-Pumped Sputter Coater/Carbon Coater and Polaron gold coater

Low energy Ion Miller - IV8 Gentle Mill (Technoorg Linda Ltd., Hungary)

Ultra Microtom - Reichert-Yung Ultracut E

Electropolisher - Struers Tenupol-5

PIPS - Gatan 691 Precision Ion Polishing System