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Welcome to the Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy

The Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy provides world-class electron microscopy capabilities and expertise to Canadian researchers and industry working in a broad range of fields.
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News & Updates

World’s tiniest gingerbread house created at the CCEM by Research Associate, Travis Casagrande. Watch how it was built here.

Featured Paper: Carving Plasmon Modes in  Silver Sierpiński Fractals

ACS Photonics, 2019, 6 (11): 2974-2984

Isobel C. Bicket,∗,† Edson P. Bellido, Danielle M. McRae, François Lagugné-Labarthet,∗,‡ and Gianluigi A. Botton

McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S 4L8
The University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, Canada, N6A 5B7
Canadian Light Source, 44 Innovation Boulevard, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7N 2V3
Corresponding Author: bicketic@mcmaster.ca; flagugne@uwo.ca; gbotton@mcmaster.ca

To have your paper featured, please submit all papers containing CCEM obtained data and analysis to Nano LIMS

CCEM User Stories

Have you wondered how the work completed at the CCEM is used to solve everyday world-wide problems?

Take a look at our various user stories for a better understanding of how electron microscopy can be used to answer pressing questions concerning the environment, energy, our personal longevity, and more!

For information on past news, see our news page.

Upcoming Events and Workshops

2020 CCEM Summer School

Date: June 8 – 12, 2020
Location: McMaster University

Registration is limited. Individuals must apply before Jan. 31, 2020. More information and the application form can be found here.

For more information see flyer here.

Funding Partners