MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2013

Adventures in Scanning Electron Microscopy

Donald Galler, Research Engineer

Enrollment: Advance sign up. First come, first serve basis.
Sign-up by 01/10
Limited to 8 participants
Attendance: Flexible. Training requirements will be half day
Prereq: High School Physics

This class is an introduction to the basic operation of a scanning electron microscope. The basic operating principles will be covered and the attendees will be trained on the use of the microscope.

 The microscope is a new JEOL 6610 LV scanning electron microscope (SEM) with several advanced features:

 This is a training class but anyone interested in these modern research tools is welcome to attend.

 Attendees are encouraged to bring samples for exploration and will operate the microscope as part of the class.

Sponsor(s): Materials Science and Engineering
Contact: Donald Galler, 4-133, 617-253-4554,

Jan/22 Tue 09:00AM-05:00PM SEM lab room 4-141, 1 hour lunch break
Jan/23 Wed 09:00AM-05:00PM SEM lab room 4-141, 1 hour lunch break


Donald Galler - Research Engineer