The University of Arizona

Electron Microscopy

This resource is housed at the AHSC Imaging Core Facility (Electron Microscopy) located in LSN410.

We offered these services on a case-by-case basis:

  • Transmission electron microscopy
  • Ultrastructural cytochemistry
  • Morphometry

Please contact Tony Day , Electron Micrcoscopy Manager, Life Sciences North 410, 520-626-6009 to discuss your EM needs.


Electron Microscopy Instruments at the AHSC Imaging Core Facility

Philips CM-12 TEM - 100X-400,000X. Excellent resolution. User friendly interface. STEM and backscatter mode. Cryohydrated stage available. Digital data collection.

Philips XL30 SEM - 10X-40,000X. Good resolution. User friendly interface. Digital data collection.



Effective: 11/01/2010These rates are for the Arizona Universities. For external pricing, please contact the ARL Business Office (520-621-4064).

  Internal Rates External Rates
Transmission EM (Unassisted) $28.00 Inquire
Transmission EM (Assisted) $64.00 Inquire
Thin Section $48.00 Inquire
Thick Section $24.00 Inquire
Special Section $60.00 Inquire
ALDH Preparation for TEM $6.00 Inquire
General Labor $37.00 Inquire
External Diagnostic N/A Inquire

External customers: External rates plus an additional 9.89% Administrative Service Charge will be assessed. Effective 07/01/2011, the Administrative Service Charge will change to 11.0%.

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Posted by Admin on December, 2010

***USIF Offers Custom SEM Training*** We now offer the SEM Short Course on a one-to-one basis. To inquire, email Steven Hernandez.


University Spectroscopy and Imaging Facilities