University of Sheffield Engineering Faculty FEGTEM
The University of Sheffield Engineering Faculty's FEGTEM is an advanced microscopy facility for the Departments of Electronic & Electrical Engineering and Engineering Materials. The facility is located in the basement of the Sir Frederick Mappin Building, only a short walk away from the University's Sorby Centre for Electron Microscopy.
Commissioned in the summer of 1998, the microscope is 'state of the art' with many novel accessories, making it a desirable research tool at the national level.
It is configured primarily for materials science investigations, having X-ray micro-analysis, electron energy loss spectroscopy and energy-filtered imaging, electron holography (biprism) and a dedicated STEM attachment with high angle annular dark field imaging.
The microscope is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for studies conducted not only by researchers in the University of Sheffield, but also by microscopists and scientific workers from other institutions. Visiting researchers and the microscope facilities are supported by resident scientific and technical staff.