Microscopy

Professor Basu conducts an experiment

Professor Basu
Lab Link: http://people.bu.edu/basu/LABindex.html

This laboratory is dedicated to the preparation of electron transparent specimens for observation in the Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM).

The specimens have to be reduced to a thickness on the order of 100Å in order to study atomic arrangements by high resolution TEM. Equipment available for this purpose includes a GATAN dimpler and ion-mill, as well as precision grinding and polishing apparatus.

The laboratory is also equipped with a darkroom, capable of processing TEM negatives and prints.