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The ER-C operates high-performance electron microscopes permitting unique insights into the world of atoms. The major issues tackled by the ER-C include the further methodological development of high-resolution electron microscopic and spectroscopic methods and their application, currently predominantly for materials research and nanotechnology.


Co-ordination & User Office

The Ernst Ruska-Centre (ER-C) for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons is a national user facility for ultrahigh-resolution electron microscopy open to universities and research laboratories.

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An overview of the many varied world-class instruments available at the Ernst Ruska-Centre.

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Method development

Pico-2019 Intro

Schools and conferences

The Ernst Ruska-Centre organizes international conferences and workshops covering a broad range of topics in transmission electron microscopy and spectroscopy.

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Publications ER-C

The scientific publications of the Institute ER-C (ER-C-1/PGI-5, ER-C-2, ER-C-3) are searchable in the publication databases of the Central Library.

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Kavli Prize 2020

Upcoming events

An overview of all upcoming events connected with ER-C.

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SAAM2017 Intro

Past events

An overview of all past events connected with ER-C.

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