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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.

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User Facility

The Ernst Ruska-Centre operates a wide range of state-of-the-art transmission electron microscopes, which are made available to external researchers from academia and industry.


Method development

New instrumentation, software and methodological techniques are developed in the Ernst Ruska-Centre.

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Schools and Conferences

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