BRK Electron Microscopy Core

Overview of Services

The Electron Microscopy Core at Birck Nanotechnology Center provides electron microscopy equipment and services for academic research and private/industrial clients.  The core provides user training and qualification for unassisted use of the available instruments.   Assisted use of the instruments is also available while you build confidence in your operation of the tool.  Samples can also be submitted for examination by the core staff as a service.  



New Users!  You must complete specific training to conduct research within the Birck Nanotechnology Center. Learn more and sign up here:



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Rosa Diaz, Electron Microscopy Staff Scientist


Location and Hours of Operation

Staffed Hours Location

Monday - Friday           

8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Birck Nanotechnology Center

1205 West State Street

West Lafayette, IN  49707-2057

Getting Started

**For Purdue individuals: First-time users should click "Sign-up" in upper right.  Returning students will click "Login"


**For Non-Purdue individuals: Before you register, you must be assigned a Business Partner Number and given Purdue credentials to register/login.  

Please contact the center manager for further information.

Links and Resources

  1. Purdue University Discovery Park - Birck Nanotechnology Center
  2. nanoHUB
  3. Link to Training: BNC 105, 150, and 206
  4. Purdue University - Purdue e-Pubs
  5. Birck Policy & Procedures
  6. Birck Emergency Plan


Name Role Phone Email Location
Rosa Diaz
Core Manager

Ron Reger
Engineering Manager
BRK 2289