Facilities Highlights

Nion UltraSTEM™ 200 2018-07-20 22:15

Nion UltraSTEM 200 HERMES has been installed. The EELS resolution 6.4 meV, a world record, was achieved. 

JEOL Grand ARM300CF TEM/STEM 2017-09-05 22:15

JEOL Grand ARM300CF TEM/STEM has been installed. Training will start from 9/15/2017.

TESCAN GAIA-3 XMH integrated focused ion beam-FESEM 2017-06-20 22:30

TESCAN GAIA-3 XMH SEM/FIB is available for training and use from 6/22/2017.

Research Highlights

Science Vol. 359, Issue 6383, pp. 1495-1500,30 Mar 2018

Adaptive infrared-reflecting systems inspired by cephalopods


Nanoscale kinetics od asymmetrical corrosion in core-shell nanoparticles

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, Volume: 9, Article Number: 685, FEB 15 2018

Discovery of a magnetic conductive interface in PbZr0.2Ti0.8O3/SrTiO3 heterostructures


2017-03-28 09:00 New TEM Instruments Open for User Training in the Irvine Materials Research Institute (IMRI)

JEOL JEM-2100F Cryo-TEM and JEM-2800 S/TEM and TESCAN GAIA-3 XMH are available

2016-11-20 08:45 Jian-Guo Zheng is selected as Face of Calit2

The article published here. More details can be found here

2016-09-01 15:15 ESEM capability

New cold stage was added to Quanta 3D SEM, making it a true ESEM.