December 13, 2018 UMD Home FabLab AIMLab
Back to Equipment List Ultramicrotome: Leica EM UC6
Description The microtome is used for preparing samples for transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM). In general, TEM samples must be less than 100 nm thick and AFM requires a flat, smooth surface. It uses a knife of diamond or glass to make cuts of 100 nm or less. Samples are embedded in epoxy to hold them and are cut using knives of diamond or glass.
Location FML | 1213 Jeong H. Kim Engineering
Manufacturer Leica EM UC6
Staff Contact John Daristotle
External Non-profit / University
Small Commercial / MTECH
Large Commercial
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Fri, Nov 30, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Fri, Nov 30, 2018
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Thu, Nov 01, 2018
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Fri, Jun 01, 2018
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Tue, May 01, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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