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Imaging Core Kuiper


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Overview of Services

The Imaging Cores are managed by the Office for Research, Discovery & Innovation and Arizona Research Laboratories. Our mission is to provide the University community access to cutting edge instrumentation and experienced personnel to assist and facilitate research on campus.



 Jerry Chang    

Yao-Jen "Jerry" Chang, PhD

Assistant Staff Scientist, TEM 
Phone: (520) 621-2974

Juliane Weber, PhD

Associate Staff Scientist, FIB + SEM
Phone: 520-621-5944



Hours of Operation and Location

Hours Location

Monday - Friday
9:00AM - 4:00PM
(excluding holidays)

Additional Hours by Appointment

1629 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ, 85721

Links and Resources

  1. See our website here:
  2. See us on the Microscopy Alliance Website
  3. See us on the RDI Imaging Cores Website.
  4. The Imaging Core Kuiper Facility Equipment Kiosk.
  5. For an informational guide on using the iLab system go here.


Name Role Phone Email Location
Imaging Core Kuiper
General Facility Contact
Kuiper Building Basement
LPL Business Office
Billing Inquiries
Kuiper 339


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Available Equipment and Resources

Name Price
FEI Helios SEM/FIB  
Hitachi HF-5000 TEM  
Hitachi S-4800  
Hitachi S-3400  
Renishaw Raman