Sorby Centre for Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis
As one of the leading centres for electron microscopy in the UK, we support and deliver world-leading research into the investigation of the microstructure and chemistry of materials.
Alongside entry-level microscopes used for training and routine investigations, the Sorby Centre houses state-of-the-art equipment from manufacturers familiar to those working in the industry - FEI, JEOL, Phillips, Camscan and CAMECA.
The Sorby Centre continues to follow its long established and renowned tradition of excellence, using advanced transmission and scanning electron microscopy to investigate the microstructure and chemistry of materials. The experience and expertise of the centre and its staff are available for use by university staff, and postgraduate and undergraduate students. In addition these services are available to the industrial sector through our consultancy services.