Our facility is used for both teaching and research purposes. In the education programme of the faculty this laboratory is utilized by various classes as part of their laboratory practices.

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to get involved in the faculty research, and during their work they can have access to the SEM/FIB system. In the last years several theses by candidates for a university degree and doctoral theses have been based on the results accomplished by the SEM/FIB facility.

Academic and governmental partners, also customers from businesses are welcome to take advantage of our expertise. We offer a full spectrum of technical support that ranges from training courses, to sample preparation, instrument operation, energy dispersive x-ray analysis and backscattered electron diffraction. We offer very competitive rates and discounts are available for academic and frequent users.