FIB/TEM Facility (FTF)

IMG_0572The Boston University Photonics Center has recently opened the newest shared facility, the FIB/TEM Facility (FTF) in B11C at the Photonics Center.  The tools in this facility were purchased through the Materials Science and Engineering Division. This laboratory is located in the basement of the Photonics Center in a controlled environment that is corrected for vibration, acoustics, AC and DC fields, all of which can affect the performance of these instruments.


Address: 8 Saint Mary’s St., Room B11C, Boston, MA 02215, Tel: (617) 353-9045
Lab Manager: Dr. Alexey Nikiforov,


Measurement Tools

Instrument Make Model
Focused Ion Beam System FEI Quanta 3D FEG
Transmission Electron Microscope FEI Tecnai Osiris