Welcome to the Laboratory for Electron Microscopy

The Laboratory for Electron Microscopy (LEM), is a multidisciplinary research support facility that offers microscopy services to all departments of the North West University, other universities, research centers and the industry.

Key functions of the LEM

  • Provision of state of the art electron microscopy equipment, knowledge, and training to students and researchers in all disciplines of science and engineering
  • Offer advice to students and staff of the University regarding the preparation of materials, the handling of equipment and the interpretation of results.

Equipment Offered

  • Transmission electron microscope (TEM)
  • Scanning electron microscope (SEM)
  • Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
  • Flourescence Microscope
  • Optical Microscopes.
  • Sample preparation equipment.