Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre
Welcome to Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre (PEMC) which offers expert and specialist support to students, researchers, academics and industry. We have a comprehensive range of light microscopes, electron microscopes, imaging processing and analysis software providing support to a range of disciplines within Plymouth University, external research organiastions and industry clients.

Our equipment is integrated with sophisticated software for image analysis, image processing and x-ray characterisation of materials, with facilities for rapid report generation. Remote, real-time SEM operation is also available.

We offer:
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
  • Low-vacuum SEM, with large chamber
  • Low-temperature SEM (cryo)
  • Light / optical microscopy
  • Confocal microscopy
  • Electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD)
  • EDS (Energy Dispersive Spectrometry)
  • WDS (Wavelength Dispersive Spectrometry)
  • Mineral analysis

If you would like to discuss how electron microscopy could support your study, research or business please contact us on

Our team