The Microscopy Core Facility at BGSU offers a range of services, including SEM and TEM.
Send samples by US postal service:
Dr. Marilyn Cayer, Center for Microscopy
Room 230 Life Science Building
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
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Corner of Merry and North College St.
The Hitachi S2700 scanning electron microscope with LaB6 gun
For critical point drying and sputter-coating, we add 25% labor fee to beam-hour charges.
-Hummer VI-A sputtercoater
-Poloron E-500 SEM coating unit
-Samdri 780A critical point dryer
"We have used this facility for TEM many times now without issue. They communicate well and always provide us with excellent service and data."
"Excellent work, amazing customer service, and very quick responses and turnaround times."
"This is the third time that I have used Electron Microscopy Core Facility and have had very good results that were very useful for my reports in each case. I plan on continuing to use this excellent service. Thank you1"
"Excellent SEM readings were obtained by the Electron Microscopy Core Facility and I am planning on sending them two additional samples shortly. I will certainly continue to use this fine facility."
"I was involved 1/2 way through this project and Carol Heckman at Science Exchange was very responsive and educational to me. We were pleased with the overall results once we (as non-scientists) understood what we were looking at. Thank you"
"Carol was very responsive and helpful throughout this project. It was a pleasure to work with her, and I will highly recommend this service."
"Thank you for the images!"
"Excellent Work, very quickly"
"An excellent and expedient analysis! It was a pleasure to work with someone so conscientious, interested, and thorough."