Application of electron microscopy to the question in solid state physics, materials research, nanotechnology and biology
Method Development in electron microscopy
In the field of "Transmission electron microscopic (TEM) investigations of nanoscale, ternary multilayer coatings in the Ru/Al/Hf system" in cooperation with IAM-AWP and LEM (from 01.01.2022)More details
in electron microscopy for high temperature materials. (as of november/december 2021)More details
Prof. Dr. Claus Feldmann will take over the provisional management of the LEM from 01.07.2021. The institute is looking forward to the cooperation and thanks him for his willingness and the interest shown.
We are pleased to welcome Dr. rer. nat. Tibor Lehnert. He will join us on 01.07. in the area of "High Temperature Electrolysis". We are looking forward to the cooperation.
In the field of "Analytical Electron Microscopy on High Temperature Materials (Single-Crisalline Superalloys) for Aerospace Engines" in the new research group MNM at LEM. (as of now)More details
We are happy to welcome Mr. M.Sc. Florian Wankmüller in our team. He will support us in our research activities in the project "WirLebenSOFC"! We are looking forward to the cooperation.
We congratulate Prof. Dr. Gerthsen to her new tilte as "KIT Distinguished Senior Fellow". Thus, Ms. Gerthsen will continue to be present at KIT as well as to pursue her scientific topics and will be reachable under her previous contact data.
After more than 27 years! as head of the institute, Prof. Dr. D. Gerthsen will go into well-deserved retirement on 01.04. We thank her sincerely for the many good and successful years of leading the institute. She has played a major role in advancing the LEM and making it what it is today.
The title page of the Journal Particle and Particle Systems Characterization refers to Milena Hugenschmidt´s work on ZIF-8 particles directed deposited on TEM grids published in DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.202000209 (M. Hugenschmidt et al., Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 2020, 2000209)More details
An image from Martin Obermair´s paper (Obermaier et al., Ultramicroscopy 218, 113086 (2020)) appeared on the title page of Ultramicroscopy. The topic of the paper is "Analyzing contrast in cryo-transmission electron microscopy: Comparison of electrostatic Zach phase plates and hole-free phase plates"More details
is Junior Professor and Group leader of Microscopy of Nanoscale Structures & Mechanisms (MNM) at LEM since 01.10.2020More details
Felix Jung was awarded the poster price of the electron microscopy symposium at the European Materials Research Society (EMRS) spring meeting 2019 in Nizza.More details
was awarded a postdoc scholarship by the Humboldt Foundation.More details
Martin Obermair won a prize for his talk at the 19. International Microscopy Congress (IMC19) in Sydney.More details