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Five people working in a laboratory.

SIB Labs Education and Courses

Students in laboratory.
Students working in a team.

The aim of the course

The aim of the course is to familiarize the students to sample preparation process and requirements, and to principles of operation and usage of the electron microscopes (TEM and SEM). Full sample preparation process will be covered in the exercises during the course. In practical work, the students will image samples related to their research in pair work and the findings will be presented to other students.

Course language is English.

More information: Course director, Research Manager Arto Koistinen.



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Structure of the course:

Specimens will be analyzed in practice, and the students are required to operate microscopes individually and to prepare a report and presentation from their findings.

Due to laborious practical work, number of students for the course is limited to 16 students.

Tentative content:

  • Lectures 18 h
  • Demonstrations 12 h
  • Practical work 22 h

Course language is Finnish / English.

More information: Course director, Research Manager Arto Koistinen

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