Home

The Center for Nanoanalysis and Electron Microscopy (CENEM) is a facility featuring cutting-edge instrumentation, techniques and expertise required for microscopic and analytical characterization of materials and devices down to the atomic scale. CENEM focuses on several complementary analysis techniques, which closely work together: Electron Microscopy, X-ray Microscopy, Cryo-TEM, Scattering Methods, Scanning Probes and Atom Probe Microscopy.

Our CENEM nanowire experts Dr. Lilian Vogl, Dr. Peter Schweizer (now both at EMPA, Thun Switzerland), and Peter Denninger from the Institute of Micro- and Nanostructure Research headed by Prof. Spiecker recently published their work about gold nanowires provided by Gunther Richter from the Max Planc...

A special scientific event, the “ZEISS On Your Campus Truck Tour 2022”, will make a stop in Erlangen at IZNF on 03.-04. of November 2022. Zeiss will set up a showroom next to IZNF building and Zeiss experts offer individual live demonstrations on-site or remote sessions for various microscopic ...

We warmly welcome Prof. Philipp Pelz, who started his professorship for Computational Materials Microscopy at CENEM & IMN in August this year.   Before joining CENEM & IMN, he was a postdoctoral researcher working on computational electron microscopy with Prof. Mary Scott in the M...

We are proud that the Alumni Symposium & Reunion of AG Electron Microscopy & Institute of Micro- and Nanostructure Research took place on 24th June 2022 and that so many alumni participated and made it a memorable event. Erdmann Spiecker and Mingjian Wu presented 14 years of Materials Micros...