NEW: We have just acquired a new VEGA-3 SEM instrument. Please visit
Instrumentation page for details.
NEW: Cryo stage has been installed on our ToF SIMS mass spectrometer in March 2010.
NEW: STEM with EDS has been installed in 2012 and became operational in March 2013.
NEW: UPS and
EDXS have been added to our techniques in August 2010.
Schedule page for expected analysis delays
Next ACSES training on Practical
Surface Analysis will take place in May/June 2014. If you want
to book a spot please click here
to read details and register.
University of Alberta Faculties of Engineering and Science are
collaborating to develop an integrated facility for surface characterization
will allow innovative research to build an established strengths
in heterogenious catalysis, natural resource extraction, corrosion
and wear, microfabrication and electronic materials.
are being developed to control the physical, chemical and biological
surface properties of materials. These will be central to many
applications in resource extraction, petrochemicals, microelectronics,
medical implants, pharmaceutical, and emerging micro- and nanotechnologies.
team will synthesize, characterize, and test new surfaces in actual
applications and devices.