Imaging & Characterisation


The Henry Royce Institute Characterisation facilities at The University of Sheffield host state-of-the-art equipment able to probe the structure, composition, and mechanical properties of all materials from macro down to nanoscale.

The Royce Discovery Centre holds 6 laboratories which are open to the UK industrial and academic communities - Basic Characterisation, Advanced Characterisation, Materials Chemistry, Radiochemistry, X-Ray, and Nano Characterisation - hosting equipment able to carry out high-quality characterisation on novel materials.

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