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Electron Microscopy Facility

The Electron Microscopy Facility provides service, technical support, training and consultation to ensure efficient utilization of instrumental capabilities. Its staff also develops unique sample preparation techniques to assist scientists in obtaining their research objectives.

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Electron Microscopy Facility provides scientists with the following services: 

  • Biological sample preparation for Electron Microscopy
  • Development of biological sample preparation techniques
  • Imaging by means of Electron Microscopy:
    • TEM
    • STEM
    • EDS analysis (SEM, S/TEM)
    • S/TEM tomography
    • Array tomography (3D SEM)
    • Cryo-TEM
    • Cryo-FIB
  • User training in biological sample preparation for Electron Microscopy and Cryo-Electron Microscopy
  • User training in imaging by means of Electron Microscopy and Cryo-Electron Microscopy
  • Image processing and data analysis: TEMography, Fiji, MATLAB, Atlas Array Tomography, Stacker
  • Annual microscopy course – Electron Microscopy techniques and biological sample preparation for Electron Microscopy


Cryo Electron Microscopes

Electron Microscopes

Equipment for Sample Preparation

Data Analysis

Electron Microscopy Lectures

Basic Light and Electron Microscopy Course

  • Introduction to electron microscopy
  • Sample preparation for electron microscopy
  • EM Facility tour (not hands-on)

    5 days block, end of September

Lectured together with Imaging & Optics Facility

Half Semester EM Course

  • Basics of EM
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Analytical methods
  • Practicals: SEM & TEM


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Carina Büttner

Advanced Cryo-EM

+43 2243 9000 1309

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Tommaso Costanzo

Electron Microscopy Operator

+43 2243 9000 2166

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Victor-Valentin Hodirnau

Advanced Cryo-EM

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Walter Kaufmann

Senior Staff Scientist

+43 2243 9000 1109

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Ludek Lovicar

Manager ElectronMicroscopyFacility

+43 2243 9000 1066

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Ambra Pratelli

Advanced Electron Microscopy

+43 2243 9000 1133

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Vanessa Zheden

Advanced Electron Microscopy

+43 2243 9000 1164


Institute of Science and Technology Austria
c/o Electron Microscopy Facility
Am Campus 1, A-3400 Klosterneuburg, Austria

Office: Lab Building East, first floor

Scientific Head of Electron Microscopy Facility:
Florian Schur

Contact Manager:

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