High-Resolution Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy (FESEM) Platform for Characterisation at the Nanometre-Level [ 2008 - 2008 ]

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Researchers Dr JM Cairney; Prof SP Ringer; A/Prof FC Braet; A/Prof M Ferry; Prof CC Sorrell; Prof L Ye; A/Prof AJ Ruys; A/Prof GW Barton; Dr AT Harris; Dr G Ranzi; Prof BJ Eggleton; Dr C Grillet; Prof DR McKenzie; Prof PA Lay; A/Prof AF Masters; Dr AR Parker; Prof RL

Brief description The Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM) is designed to provide fundamental insights into physical and biological systems though characterisation and analysis of structures on nanometre length scales. This versatile instrument will support a wide range of research projects covering all four national research priorities. These range from the characterisation of light alloys to boost and intensify Australia's aluminium, magnesium and titanium alloy industries, to tissue engineering for the repair of human elastic tissues in skin, artery, bladder and lung, to the study of microtubules in plant cells for genetic manipulation of plants to withstand environmental stresses such as drought or salinity.

Funding Amount $450,000

Funding Scheme Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities

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