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UMD Scanning Electron Microscopy Laboratory

University of Minnesota Duluth, Department of Geological Sciences

Contact Information

Bryan Bandli
SEM Laboratory Manager
MWAH 55
Phone: 218-726-7362
E-mail: bbandli@d.umn.edu

Mailing Address:
229 Heller Hall
1114 Kirby Dr
Duluth, MN 55812

Applications

We can image and analyze just about any material. Here are some example applications.

Geology

  • Mineral analysis
  • Ore petrology
  • Microfossil morphology
  • Particulate characterization

Biology

  • Cell and tissue structure
  • Micro-organism imaging

Materials Science

  • Failure analysis/fractography
  • Wear debris monitoring
  • Surface metrology
  • Particle characterization

Manufacturing

  • Paper analysis
  • Contaminant ID
  • Dimensional analysis (film thickness)
  • Cement
  • Metals

Environmental

  • Asbestos identification
  • Lead paint analysis
  • Corrosion analysis

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