TEM Gemini Centre

TEM Gemini Centre

– Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)


PhD candidate Jonas Sunde in the TEM-lab. Photo
PhD candidate Jonas Sunde with the Transmission electron microscope (TEM). Photo: Per Henning/NTNU

Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is a powerful technique for fundamental and applied research in the physical sciences.

TEM Gemini Centre is working within the fields of materials physics, materials science and metallurgy. We study a broad range of materials on the atomic level and the main tool is the transmission electron microscopy (TEM).

The TEM Gemini Centre is the Trondheim node of NORTEM.

About TEM Gemini Centre



August 2021: We have three new PhD students in the group! Sivert Dagenborg, Oskar Ryggetangen and Tor Inge Thorsen. Welcome to all of you! 

June 2021: We organised through NordTEMHub a very successful online workshop 21-23. June on Open Source analysis of TEM data. Around 200 participants and lectures by Magnus Nord, Colin Ophus and Katherine MacArthur! Thanks to speakers and participants! 

April 2021: See the Gemini article about clusters in Al

April 2021: Annual report ready! 

April 2021: We will organise a digital workshop on Open source analysis of TEM data 21.-23 June this year! See detailsSpread the news! Or register yourself! 

March 2021: We have now posted new project and Master topics for the TEM Gemini Centre - We offer 16 different topics - a big variety of interesting problems connected to TEM  - from more metallurgical issues(Aluminium and nitrides) via nanowires,  magnetic materials, catalysis, geology ...  - to more technique and method developments, programming and theoretical simulations - Take a look here: 16 project proposal from the TEM Gemini Centre -  Also come and talk to us and spread this to people you know might be interested! 

December 2020: Happy day for the TEM Gemini Centre! Magnus Nord got  a young talented researcher project In-situ correlated nanoscale imaging of magnetic fields in functional materials and Sigmund Andersen got a research project called Quasicrystal nucleation in a metallic matrix. Congratulations to both of you!! :-)

November 2020: Emil Christiansen was awarded an Early Career Researcher Awards at the virtual conference International Conference of Aluminium Alloys (ICAA-17), held 26-29 October 2020. CCA and gave a plenary presentation at the conference. CASA wrote about this here: CASA Newsletter

October 2020: Two new PhD students started at the TEM Gemini Centre this fall. These are Jørgen Sørhaug and Gregory Nordahl. This is good, since three PhDs finished in August-September. These were Jonas K. Sunde, Adrian Lervik and Aleksander B. Mosberg


May 2020: Kavli prize to electron microscopy! Randi wrote a blog post

April 2020: University Hub from NORDFORSK granted! (with 7 Nordic TEM labs (Lindköping, Chalmers, Stockholm, DTU, Alto, UiO and NTNU)  More to come!  

April 2020: Magnus Nord started as an associate professor in our group! 

March 2020: Annual report for 2019 available (PDF)

March 2020: New project students are welcome to join the TEM group from fall 2020! 




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