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Our SEM lab is for examining structures on the nano-scale, and analysing the elemental content using the EDX.


For access to the lab, or for any general training, please contact the lab leader Flavia Tomarchio, or their deputy Dr Yury Alaverdyan.  For training on any of the equipment, please contact the Principal User or their deputy for the listed equipment.

All equipment in the SEM Lab needs to be booked before use. The booking system can be found here.



Principal User: Flavia Tomarchio
Deputy: Dr Yury Alaverdyan

Sputter Coater

Principal User: Flavia Tomarchio
Deputy: Lucia Lombardi


When in the SEM laboratory, please follow the local rules, downloadable here.


Photos by Samuel Curtis Photography

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Applications for the CDT in Graphene Technology are now open for the academic year 2020/2021. You can find more information here.

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2D Materials Student Conference

The organisation committee for the 2019 edition of the joint Cambridge-Lancaster-Manchester CDT conference invites you to Wyboston Lakes, Bedfordshire, UK on 1st - 4th July.

Submit your abstract and register at: