Transmission Electron Microscopy

Macquarie University Microscopy Unit – Faculty of Science and Engineering


Equipment

Animal Cell - TEMStarch Thylakoid

 

PHILIPS CM10 TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPE with OLYMPUS SIS MEGAVIEW G2 DIGITAL CAMERA

The CM10 TEM is capable of producing very high resolution images.  This 100KV instrument has an attainable resolution of 0.2nm. The digital camera has a resolution of 1376 x 1032 pixels with a 14-bit dynamic range (16384 grey values). Measurement and analysis functions are available in the iTEM software.

 

Phloem from Higher Plant - TEMAlgal Cell - TEMPalisade Cell - TEM

 Debra using TEM

Ultracut S Ultramicrotome

 

REICHERT ULTRACUT S ULTRAMICROTOME

For cutting ultrathin sections for transmission electron microscopy from resin-embedded specimens.

 

Golgi and Mitochondria - TEM

 

LEICA EM UC7 ULTRAMICROTOME

Ergonomically designed for semi-thin and ultra-thin sectioning. Incorporates a digital camera for live viewing of procedures when training new users.

UC7 Ultramicrotome