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Electron Imaging Center for NanoMachines

EICN provides advanced electron imaging tools for applications ranging from materials science to structural biology

T20 iCorr TEM

T20 iCorr (FEI) High-Resolution CryoEM and CryoET, Correlative Microscopy

The T20 iCorr cryo TEM is from the FEI Tecnai G2 Family, a high-resolution cryo TEM attached with the iCorr technology enabling users a streamlined approach to correlative microscopy to perform both fluorescent light and electron microscopy together in one single instrument, without ever moving the sample. Hence, it eliminates sample contamination and preserves the accuracy and context of the image data. This integrated approach removes the challenges with conducting correlative microscopy experiments and opens up new dimensions for biological research. This electron microscope is equipped with a TWIN lens.

Key features:

  • 40-200kV
  • LaB6 filament
  • TWIN PP Objective Lens.
  • Computer-controlled compustage
  • +/- 80° tilt single tilt
  • Cryobox
  • Gatan 626 cryo specimen holder
  • Gatan Ultrascan US4000 4k Camera
  • Point-point resolution: 0.34 nm; Line resolution: 0.2 nm

setup for basic image acquisition data sheet

You are required to have at least 10 hours of previous experience on any modern FEI TEM with compustage in order to be qualified for T20 training. Instructions to become a user can be found here: EICN Become a User. Training can be requested by emailing eicnhelp@cnsi.ucla.edu. If you do not receive a reply within 48 hours, you can email Matthew Mecklenburg (mmecklenburg@cnsi.ucla.edu) to follow up.

Rates: Internal Academia rate: $60/hour; External Academia rate: $85/hour; Industry rate: $120/hour