Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy

Leeds Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy Centre (LEMAS) provides academia and industry with the tools for nanoscale and macroscale investigations. LEMAS is internationally renowned as a leading research centre in Microscopic and Spectroscopic Characterization of solid materials.

Specialist techniques include:

  • High spatial resolution microanalysis
  • Light element composition
  • Elemental distributions
  • Chemical state information
  • Segregation phenomena
  • Imaging microporous materials
  • Cross sectional microscopy and analysis.

Specialist research areas include:

  • Nanomaterials
  • Metallurgy
  • Ceramics/Minerals
  • Biomaterials
  • Composite materials
  • Powders
  • Interfaces/Surfaces.

LEMAS is jointly run by the Institute for Materials Research and the School of Earth and Environment.