Scanning electron microscopy

Tescan Mira3 LM FE | acquired 2014


Field-emission Schottky emitter | High voltage: 0.5-30 kV


  • Everhart-Thornley type  Secondary electron detector
  • Retractable BSE detector with high sensitivity
  • In-Beam SE Detector
  • Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX) detector, Peltier-cooled.


Live stereoscopic imaging using 3D Beam Technology | Full 5-axis motorized compucentric stage.Computized stage

Note on introductions 

Introductions for users outside AMI will be invoiced as a session with operator (hourly price of the instrument + hourly price for the operator).


Dr Dimitri Vanhecke | tel: 9509 |

Rates | request for introduction

  • An introduction by the Responsible is mandatory.
  • Only persons who received the introduction are eligible to use the instrument.  The introduction is  personal and non-transferable: it does not legitimate other members of his/her group and/or colleagues to use the instrument.
  • The Instrument is available on weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. For other access
  • Reservation via the booking platform is mandatory.
  • Reservations cannot be placed more than 2 weeks (14 days) in advance.
  • Cancellations must be announced at least 24 hours in advance, in order to give other users a chance to use the opened time slot.
  • Early finished: inform the user that is coming after you (email and phone in the booking)
  • Before starting the session, the user must check the instrument and report any damage or incorrect state immediately to the Responsible.