Two students from Dr. Granath’s Fall 2011 Parasitology class used the Hitachi SEM to complete independent projects. Jane Sullivan obtained several specimens of a parasite of halibut during her work on a fishing boat in Alaska in the summer of 2011. The Monogenean Entobdella hippoglossi is a skin parasite of Pacific halibut Hippoglossus stenolepis. Several … Continue reading
EM stands for Electron Microscopy. The system utilizes a beam of electrons to obtain an image.
A SEM or Scanning Electron Microscope is a powerful microscope that uses a system of vacuums with the electron beam to create an image. The electron beam scans the surface of the sample. Electrons that eminate from the sample are collected.
A TEM or Transmission Electron Microscope is a powerful microscope that uses a system of vacuums with the electron beam penetrating through a thin sample (~60nm) to create an image.
The facility is available to individuals and groups for use. Training sessions will be required before an individual will be allowed to use the facility independently. Please contact Jim Driver to arrange training sessions.
EMtrix has the capabilities to perform SEM and TEM sample processing and viewing. Please contact Jim Driver for specific queries.
To get started, please contact Jim Driver for a consultation to determine your needs and requirements.
Yes, you can download your results from our secure image database.
One way to obtain or to see your results is by accessing our secure image database online. A second method is to request that your results be sent by mail.
EMAnywhere is an aspect of wide area microscopy. EMAnywhere allows individuals to collaborate from different locations. Individuals log on to the collaboration when a session is created and broadcasted through the internet. There are webcams set-up in the EMtrix facility. EMAnywhere allows for multiple individuals in multiple locations to view live video feed from the … Continue reading