ACMAL eTraining Introduction
This document is a publication of the Applied Chemical and Morphological Analysis Laboratory (ACMAL) at Michigan Technological University. It is intended to provide refresher and supplementary training for researchers using the ACMAL facilities. ACMAL is a university facility that houses an extensive array of electron microanalytical and X-ray instruments. The Center is managed by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and is located on the 6th floor of the Minerals and Materials Engineering Building on the Michigan Tech campus.
For whom is this eTraining Module intended?
- Researchers on campus who have taken or are taking the appropriate courses for learning the instruments.
- High school and undergraduate students who are learning about materials science and engineering.
What are the minimum requirements for accessing this module?
Broadband internet access and a recent version of Firefox, Safari, or Chrome are recommended. Flash Player version 9 or higher must be installed on any browser displaying the module. More information is available in System Requirements under Support.
What topics are covered?
- Specimen Preparation
- Leica Ultracut UCT
- JEOL JSM-6400 SEM
- Hitachi S-4700 FE-SEM
- JEOL JEM-4000FX TEM
- Veeco Dim 3000 AFM
The above modules are currently available. Modules for the other ACMAL instruments will be made available in the future.
Who is responsible for the ACMAL instruments and eTraining modules?
Electron Optics Facility Director Owen P. Mills oversees the labs and the eTraining content. More contact information is available in Contact under Support.