Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

Sample Preparation Facilities

Introduction

To allow some level of sample preparation on-site during experiments at the sector 2 beamlines, we have the following equipment available:

Equipment
  • Light microscopes (stereo and upright)
  • Chemical fume hood
  • scales for weighing
  • (Vacuum) Desiccator
  • flow hood
  • refrigerator
  • plunge freezer (for vitrification of biological samples)
  • freeze drier (LN2 cooled)
Chemicals
  • acetone
  • ethanol, methanol, propanol
  • xylene
Contacts

Stefan Vogt - ph: 630.252.3071 ; email: svogt@aps.anl.gov