College of Science and Engineering

Examples of applications

The following publications show how Electron Microscopy can support your research. To gain an insight into what each Electron Microscope can deliver and on what materials please explore the following examples: 

Publications showcasing our FEGSEM imaging capabilities include:

  1. Ruoying Zhang, Louise Corscadden, Jingzhe Pan, Yuting Zheng, Haitao Ye “Characterisation and antibacterial investigation of a novel coating consisting of mushroom microstructures and HFCVD graphite”Materials & Design, Volume 189, April 2020, 108498
  2. Piercy J.D., Bridges J.C., Hicks L.J., Greenwood R.C., MacArthur J.L. and Franchi I.A. 2020 Alteration Mineral Assemblages in the NWA 10416 Olivine-Phyric Shergottite. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta.
  3. Joel Strickland, Bogdan Nenchev, Samuel Perry, Karl Tassenberg, Simon Gill, Chinnapat Panwisawas, Hongbiao Dong, Neil D'Souza, Steve Irwin (2020), "On the nature of hexagonality within the solidification structure of single crystal alloys: Mechanisms and applications

 Publications which are focused on use of the FIB SEM include:

  1. J. MacArthur, J.C. Bridges, L.J. Hicks, R. Burgess, K.Joy, M.J. Branney et al. 2019 Mineralogical Constraints on the Thermal History of Martian Regolith Breccia Northwest Africa 8114. Geochim Cosmochim Acta
  2. Hicks LJ, MacArthur J., Bridges JC, Price M., Wickham-Eade J., Burchell M., Hansford G., Butterworth A., Gurman S.J. and Baker S. 2017 Magnetite in Comet Wild 2:Evidence for parent body aqueous alteration.  Meteorit. Planet. Sci. doi: 10.1111/maps.12909
  3. T. Noguchi, J. C. Bridges, L. J. Hicks, et al.  (2014). Mineralogy of four Itokawa particles collected from the first touchdown site. Earth, Planets and Space, 66, 124-133.

Publications which are focused on the use of TEM include

  1. Shengfu Yang*, Cheng Feng, Daniel Spence, Aula M. A. A. Al Hindawi, Elspeth Latimer, Andrew M. Ellis, Chris Binns, Davide Peddis, Sarnjeet S. Dhesi, Liying Zhang, Yafei Zhang, Kalliopi N. Trohidou*, Marianna Vasilakaki, Nikolaos Ntallis, Ian MacLaren, and Frank M. F. de Groot, “Robust ferromagnetism of chromium nanoparticles formed in superfluid helium”, Adv. Mater. 29, 1604277 (2017).
  2. Andrew Ellis and Shengfu Yang*, “Novel nanoscience in superfluid helium droplets: from nanoparticles to nanowires”, Sci. Lett. J. 5, 225 (2015).

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