TEM Gemini Centre
TEM Gemini Centre
TEM Gemini Centre
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.
September 2022: The four Kavli Laureates for nanoscience in 2020 (Harald Rose, Knut Urban, Max Haider and Ondrej Krivanek) were awarded their prize from the King of Norway in Oslo last week. They came to Trondheim Wednesday evening, gave interviews on Thursday and gave talks in NTNU Nanolabs seminar on Friday. The laureates agreed to stay one day extra in Trondheim to visit the TEM Gemini Centre, and on Saturday they got a guided tour of the NORTEM Trondheim node and participated in a mini seminar with the members in the TEM Gemini Centre at NTNU and SINTEF. In the evening we had a tour, concert and dinner at Ringve Music Museum. We congratulate the laureates and are really happy that they came to Trondheim and had time to visit us! Pictures below taken by Inger-Emma Nylund.
August 2022: Kavli prize winners to Trondheim. The Kavli prize for 2020 was awarded to four recipients for the development of aberration corrected TEM. After the award ceremony in Oslo, they will come to Trondheim from the 7th to the 11th of September. The program can be found here. On Saturday 11th September they will visit the TEM Gemini Centre. The blog about the prize written in 2020 (in Norwegian).
July 2022: The TEM Gemini Centre organised the ESTEEM3 Workshop 2022, Electron diffraction for solving engineering problems, 21-23 June with 26 participants from 8 different countries – in addition to 4 invited speakers from abroad. Lectures were held by Paul Midgley, Stefan Zaefferer, Tina Bergh and Magnus Nord. Topics included Introduction to electron diffraction in the (S)TEM, EBSD and orientation microscopy. Coding and microscopy labs were organized by locals and others (Magnus K Nord, Håkon Wiik Ånes, Shao-Pu Tsai, Joonatan Laulainen, Emil F Christiansen, Gregory Nordahl, Dipanwita Chatterjee, Joseph V Broussard), encompassing use of HyperSpy, pyxem and kikuchipy with Python coding on own computers and open-source software/GitHub.
June 2022: We at the TEM Gemini Centre wish all participants welcome to the ESTEEM3 Workshop 2022 later this month!
March 2022: We have 14 proposals for project students in the TEM group from fall 2022! Come talk to us and spread it to others who are interested!
February 2022: 2021 Annual report available!
February 2022: The TEM Gemini Centre will organize ESTEEM3 Workshop 2022 this June! This year the focus will be on how we can use electron diffraction in TEM and SEM, how to deal with "real" materials, the possibilities given by better cameras, and post processing and data analysis on how to get the most out of your results. We invite PhD students, postdocs, and researchers working with TEM and SEM in the physical sciences to participate!
January 2022: Hooray! The NORTEM II project has received a grant from the Research Council of Norway (RCN)! Here is a link to the Council's grants (in Norwegian). There have been some considerable cutbacks in the amount, but we are invited for further negotiations with the RCN in March. Thank you so much to the Research Council of Norway!
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 details. Spread 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)