The inauguration of our new x-ray microscope will take place on the 10th of November starting at 10:00. The festive activities will include a presentation by renowned tomography expert Prof. Philip Withers as well as a labtour to the new instrument For more information on the program please look at ...

The annual football tournament of the Materials Science Department took place in 31. July. This year, our institute contributed in two teams: the regular boys team representing the institute and the girls team. Both played great games.      Photos by M. Wu

Erlangen 27.07.2017 – Zeiss Xradia Ultra 810 (nano-CT), a high resolution lab source X-ray microscope, has been installed in Erlangen and successfully passed the acceptance test. The instrument can provide a resolution of 50 nm thanks to its advanced modern X-ray optics. Being a dedicated tomography...

The application for funding of the NanoMill® TEM specimen preparation system has been granted recently by DFG. Fischione’s Model 1040 NanoMill® TEM specimen preparation system is an excellent tool for creating high-quality thin specimens needed for advanced transmission electron microscopy imagin...

Head of institute

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Erdmann Spiecker

  • Organization: Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Working group: Chair of Micro- and Nanostructure Research
  • Address:
    Cauerstraße 6
    Room 1.211
    91058 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-28603
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