Who we are

The Electron Microscopy Unit is part of the Physics Department, Faculty of Science and Agriculture. We provide an electron microscopy service to researchers and students of The University of the West Indies (UWI) as well as companies and individuals outside the University.

Our Facility

The Electron Microscopes allow high resolution, high magnification imaging of a wide range of specimens from both biological and materials sciences. The equipment in the Electron Microscopy Unit comprises:

Both types of electron microscopes require specialized preparative procedures. In addition to the standard techniques, the Electron Microscopy Unit also offers sample freeze-drying at the critical point for analysis, EDS Elemental analysis on our SEM and Digital images from both SEM and TEM microscopes.

 

Sample Images

Coconut Branch