The Centre for Advanced Microscopy (CAM) has a wide range of facilities for sample preparation and microscopic analyses.
Please visit the links below or contact CAM staff for more information about our facilities and sample preparation capabilities.
Biological sample preparation »
We have biological sample preparation equipment available for use at CAM.
CRYO ARM™ 200 »
The JEM-Z200FSC, or CRYO ARM™ 200 is a dedicated high-throughput cryoTEM.
Cryo sample preparation »
We have cryo equipment available for use at CAM.
FEI Quanta QEMSCAN® »
The FEI Quanta QEMSCAN® is a Field Emission SEM equipped with twin Bruker 30mm2 Energy Dispersive Spectrometers.
Fluorescence microscope - Leica DM6000 »
The Leica DM6000 is a fluorescent, motorised upright microscope.
Hitachi 4300 SE/N Schottky Field Emission »
This FESEM (Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy) is used for CRYO SEM, and quantitative X-ray analysis and mapping.
JEOL 2100F FEGTEM »
A field emission transmission electron microscope (TEM) that combines high spatial resolution and analytical performance with an easy to use operation system.
JEOL 8530F Plus Electron Probe Microanalyser »
The JEOL JXA-8530F Plus is capable of performing quantitative elemental analysis of small volumes (1-5μm) in solid materials.
JEOL JEM F200 »
The JEM-F200 is the latest generation of multi-purpose transmission electron microscopes from JEOL.
Leica Stellaris 8 »
The Leica Stellaris 8 is a cutting-edge laser scanning confocal microscope designed for high-resolution imaging of biological specimens and processes
Materials specimen preparation »
We have materials specimen preparation equipment for use at CAM.
Wild M400 Photomacroscope »
A fully mechanical macroscope, with 6.3x-32x Macrozoom lens, 0.5x and 2.0x accessory lenses and ‘depth of field’ iris.
Zeiss Axio Observer / Cell Observer »
The Axio Observer is a flexible, motorised, inverted, epifluorescence microscope capable of multimodal imaging of living and fixed specimens.
Zeiss Axioplan 2 »
Motorised upright epifluorescent deconvolution microscope with Apotome structured illumination and 3D reconstruction software (Axiovision suite). Zeiss MRm 12...
Zeiss Confocal LSM 780 »
A Zeiss LSM780 UV-NLO confocal microscope, one of only a handful worldwide, is a core ANU facility, housed within the Centre for Advanced Microscopy.
ZEISS Crossbeam 550 FIB-SEM »
The new Crossbeam system features the Gemini 2 Electron column as well as the new Ion-sculptor FIB column.
Zeiss LSM800 with Airyscan »
A Zeiss LSM800 with Airyscan Super-resolution confocal microscope is housed within the Centre for Advanced Microscopy.
Zeiss UltraPlus analytical FESEM »
Ultra high resolution applications at low and high kV, EBSD, quantitative X-ray analysis, mapping, and variable pressure applications.