Nanomicroscopy Center

The Aalto University Nanomicroscopy Center (NMC) provides high resolution microscopy equipment to researchers. The center is equally accessible to everyone.

The instruments include the only sub-Ångström transmission electron microscope (TEM) in Finland, a liquid helium cooled cryo-TEM, cryo scanning tunneling microscopes (STM), scanning electron microscopes (SEM), atomic force microcopes (AFM), X-ray scattering and spectroscopy equipment (SAXS/WAXS/XRD/XPS).

The Nanomicroscopy Center is a part of the OtaNano infrastructure comprising Low Temperature Laboratory, Micronova NanoFab, and NMC facilities.

Learn more about Nanomicroscopy Center (NMC)


Visiting address:

Puumiehenkuja 2
FIN-02150 Espoo, Finland

Entry to the Nanomicroscopy Center is through the inner yard, doorway H.
Contact: [email protected]
Training requests: [email protected] or direct contact to relevant Scientist

Scientists and technical staff

Senior Scientist (supervisor), Dr Jani Seitsonen
tel. +358 50 324 2137
email: [email protected]

Senior Scientist, Dr Hua Jiang
Room: Nanotalo 103
tel. +358-50-594 2367
email: [email protected]
Aberration-corrected high-resolution TEM

Staff Scientist, Dr Lide Yao
tel. +358 503443612
email: [email protected]

Staff Scientist, Dr Ramzy Abdelaziz
email: [email protected]

Staff Scientist, X-Ray Specialist, Dr Ville Liljeström
tel. +358 50 309 7449
email: [email protected]
Small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS), X-ray diffraction (XRD)

Operators and experts

Doctor Peter Engelhardt
e-mail: [email protected]
Electron tomography expert.

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