Supramolecular assembly on 2D materials: Can molecules interact across a graphene barrier?

Zachary P. L. Laker1, Harry Pinfold2, Xue Xia1, Giovanni Costantini2, Neil R. Wilson1 1Department of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL 2Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL Z.P.L.Laker@warwick.ac.uk Directed assembly of molecules on surfaces occurs due to a combination of molecule-molecule and molecule-substrate interactions, and is utilized in the formation of molecular thin films for a … Read More

The Microscience Microscopy Congress is back!

03 – 06 July 2017, Manchester, UK Early Bird Registration for the full MMC2017 Congress is now open and available until 15th May (with further discounts for students!) Attendees can enjoy six daily parallel sessions covering a wide range of microscopy imaging topics and techniques. Each day will host world class Plenary Speakers as well as a number of workshops … Read More

Latest EMR news

Our August newsletter features a number of EM events happening this year, starting with EMC2016 at the end of this month.  Our partners at Kleindiek Nanotechnik will be launching a new microgripper system specially designed for use in Cryo FIB applications.  Read the newsletter here.

Learning to handle TEM grids and support films

EM Resolutions was pleased to support the RMS Electron Microscopy Summer School in July, hosted by LEMAS at the University of Leeds . The annual Summer School with tuition from leading experts, is an ideal course to learn about preparing specimens and getting the best from Electron microscopes. It enables students and early career scientists to get hands on experience … Read More

Cambridge Advanced Imaging Centre praises EM Resolutions

EM Resolutions report on the use of their support films in use at the Cambridge Advanced Imaging Centre. CAIC, the Cambridge Advanced Imaging Centre, is a core resource in advanced light and electron microscopy for the School of Biological Sciences in the University of Cambridge. It has some 200 registered users and around 75 of those are electron microscopists. Those … Read More

MIDSEM 15th June 2016

MIDSEM June2016

EM Resolutions attended the annual MIDSEM meeting at the University of Birmingham, Department of Metallurgy and Materials. A interesting range of talks covering the use of Electron Microscopy in Industrial environments and Art galleries.

Take the TEM grid challenge

We invite all Electron Microscopists to take up this challenge to move 15 copper TEM grids from a random pile to an ordered line on a glass microscope slide. This is a key skill required for the preparation of high quality support films and specimens for TEM. Try it and see if you can beat our time!

RMS EM Section 50th Anniversary – January 2016

EM Resolutions supported the two day meeting of the Royal Microscopical Society held at Rothamsted Research Centre. On the first day a series of talks reviewed many of the the advances made in Electron Microscopy over the last 50 years. Day 2 saw the first EM-UK facility managers meeting with a series of talks on the challenges of running a … Read More

SEMT meeting December 2015

EM Resolutions attended the annual SEMT one day meeting, held at the Natural History Museum in London. Throughout the day there were a wide range of topics covering new developments with with a great opportunity to network with fellow Elecrtron Microscopists. Dr Farid Tariq from Imperial College London gave a fascinating presentation on failure analysis in fuel cells and discussed … Read More

Microscopy and Analysis Conference 2015, University of Bath

EM Resolutions attended this excellent one day event at the University of Bath. Speakers included Dr Tom Scott from the Interface Analysis Centre at University of Bristol, speaking about the use of FIB SEM, which included a great account of how our Kleindiek SEMGlu is opening up new ways of manipulating nanoparticles. He showed how it is possible to isolate … Read More