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International Field Emission Society (IFES)

The International Field Emission Society is an international scientific society, that aims to promote high field nanoscience and atom probe microscopy. At each IFES Symposium, organised every 2 years, the E.W. Müller Outstanding Young Scientist Award is given to the best orally-presented paper in a competition.

Materials Physics Group, Rouen University, France
The GPM is a joint University of Rouen-CNRS and INSA research unit led by Prof Didier Blavette. It is one of the largest groups of the atom probe community. CAMECA collaborates with GPM for the design and development of its atom probes.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Microscopy Group, USA
The Microscopy Group at ORNL specializes in the development and application of advanced electron microscopy, atom probe tomography, and surface science techniques for the sub-nm scale characterization of the microstructure, chemical nature, and composition of materials. Equipped with a CAMECA LEAP, scientists and engineers at ORNL greatly contribute to the advancement of 3DAP technology and applications.

Northwestern University Center for Atom Probe Tomography (NUCAPT), USA
The Seidman Research Group at Northwestern University, Illinois, uses a LEAP 4000X Si to study the chemical composition and evolution of precipitates, interfaces, and other nanoscale phenomena. The Seidman Group ranks among the top research teams involved in the investigation of nano-structured materials.

Marquis Research Group, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Part of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering of the University of Michigan, and equipped with a LEAP 4000X-HR, the Marquis Research Group focuses on the experimental exploration of the atomic scale structures to understand materials behavior and develop more efficient materials and structures for energy applications.

FIM & Atom Probe Group, Department of Materials at Oxford University, UK
Over more than 40 years of history, the Oxford FIM and Atom Probe Group have been world leaders in the development of the atom probe technique and its application to materials science problems.

ACMM, University of Sydney, Australia
The Australian Centre for Microscopy & Microanalysis (ACMM) is the University of Sydney’s centralised microscopy facility. Directed by Prof. Simon Ringer, it provides Sydney’s research community with leading instruments and expertise for exploring the structure of samples, from physical to biological and everything in between, at length scales down to the molecular and atomic.

Deakin University, Electron Microscope Facility, Victoria, Australia
Housed in the Geelong Technology Precinct at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin Electron Microscope Facility supports a wide range of research projects that lead and inspire innovations in materials science and engineering.

Metallic Nanostructure Group of NIMS, Japan
Dr. Hono's Atom Probe group is part of the Materials Engineering Laboratory within the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Tsukuba, Japan.

Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, Düsseldorf, Germany
MPI Düsseldorf's Atom Probe Tomography Group, under leadership from Dr. Pyuck-Pa Choi, conducts basic research on the mechanical properties of materials and their relationship to the underlying nano- and microstructures. It was established in 2009 in conjunction with the installation of a LEAP 3000X HR. MPI Dusseldorf is also one of the first owner of a LEAP 5000 latest generation atom probe.

Microscopy and Microanalysis group, Chalmers University, Sweden
Research projects conducted by the Microscopy and Microanalysis group aim at developing and improving a fundamental understanding of the fine-scale microstructure of technologically important materials, its manipulation and importance in determining the properties of materials.

EMEZ - Electron Microscopy, Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
EMEZ is an interdisciplinary facility of ETH Zurich supporting vital research efforts and services for ETH members and visiting researchers as well as industry.

POSTECH, Korea
Pohang University of Science and Technology and National Center for Nanomaterial Technology (NCNT), under the leadership of Prof. Chan Gyung Park (pages in Korean).

Thompson Research Group, University of Alabama, USA
Professor Thompson’s research group addresses processing-microstructure-property interdependence by investigating phase transformation and phase stability in a variety of material systems at different length scales.

Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria

Dr. Francisca Mendez-Martin's team within the Department of Physical Metallurgy and Materials conducts studies in a wide field of topics: surface engineering, phase transformations, in-situ monitoring of microstructural changes during solidification and heat treatment of metallic materials, development of nanostructured material...

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
Inaugurated in September 2009, KAUST has an impressive program to develop one of the world’s leading scientific research institutions. 2 of CAMECA's new generation Atom Probe models will be installed at one of KAUST's core research facility within the Materials Science & Engineering department, under leadership of Prof. Tala‘at Al-Kassab.

Fraunhofer Center for Nanoelectronic Technologies, Dresden, Germany
Located within the “Silicon Saxony”, Fraunhofer CNT provides ideal collaboration opportunities for research institutes and material/equipment manufacturers in the field of nanoelectronics. The LEAP 3000X installed at Fraunhofer CNT is dedicated to research in semiconducting materials, as well as hard coating, metallic glasses, and nuclear fusion materials.

Université Paul Cézanne, Marseille, France
The Reactivity and Diffusion at Interfaces Team under leadership from Dominique Mangelinck is part of IM2NP, a research institute supporting a wide range of programs including modelling, design, architecture, processes, materials and their physico-chemical properties.

UCSB's Materials Department, Santa Barbara, California USA
Widely recognized as one of the top materials research facilities in the world, UCSB' s Materials Department serves as the innovation engine for discoveries in new materials. Under leadership from Professor James S. Speck, it is equipped with a LEAP 3000X.

Atomprobe.com
Hosted by CAMECA Instruments Inc., the Atom Probe Tomography user's website provides APT users and system owners with a single place to get and share information.