La Trobe University

The Centre for Materials and Surface Science (CMSS) offers a wide range of facilities and expertise in surface and x-ray analysis. In particular, CMSS houses a nationally significant resource for high resolution and high-throughput surface analysis with:

ANFF equipment and facilities at La Trobe University include:

  • Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry ToF-SIMS DSC/EDR
  • Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry ToF-SIMS GCIS
  •  In kind capabiliites include:
  • Xradia Xray microtomography
  • Asylum Atomic Force Microscope stand alone AFM
  • Asylum Atomic Force Microscope inverted µscope AFM
  • XPS Nova
  • XPS Ultra
  • Scanning Auger Nanoprobe

CMSS supports a wide range of investigations in manufacturing quality control, forensics, adhesion, corrosion, catalysis etc. CMSS welcomes enquiries from ANFF users seeking solutions to surface problems. MCN staff are happy to assist with introductions and in facilitating access.

CMSS inquiries
03 9479 3031

Dr Paul Pigram
03 9479 2618