Advanced microscope at MG varsity

Our Bureau Thiruvananthapuram | Updated on November 08, 2012 Published on November 08, 2012

Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) has procured a high-resolution transmission electron microscope (TEM), first such by any university in the State.

Rajan Gurukkal, Vice-Chancellor, will commission the Rs 4.25-crore facility, funded by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, through the Nanomission, as well as by the State Government, at Kottayam on Friday.

A workshop on ‘fundamentals and applications of transmission electron microscopy in frontier research areas’ also has been organised on the occasion.

TEM finds application in cancer research, virology, material science as well as pollution, nanotechnology and semiconductor research.

Published on November 08, 2012
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