Short Courses from the Materials Characterization Center (MC2)

A SEM Short Course from the NISP Lab, NanoCenter,
University of Maryland
The NISP Lab at NanoCenter will be offering a short course in Scanning Electron
Microscopy (SEM) during this summer break (June 2014) using our state-of-the-art Hitachi
SU-70 High Resolution Analytical SEM.
The short course provides an introduction to the SEM for those with little or no prior
experience. This course covers basic principles and knowledge of the scanning electron
microscope including energy-dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDS). In addition to lectures,
there will be an emphasis on laboratory exercises that focus on instrument operation and
practical applications.
Date: June 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2014
Lecture: 9:30 to 11:30 am. (Room: TBA)
Laboratory: Two hours/group/day (4 days, June 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2014)
Rooms: Lecture: TBA
Lab: TEM facility, Kim Building room 1237C
Limit: Maximum enrollment is 9 (3 lab groups, 3 persons per group)
$350 per person, $300 per person from the same research group
and/or participate FIB/TEM short course. $175 per person for
taking lectures only. Fees for non-UMD participants will be
different. Please check with the NISP Lab office.
To enroll, please print and fill out the attached application form, and submit to the NISP Lab
office by 5:00 pm, June 13, 2014 in room 1234 Kim Building. Students accepted into the
class will be informed by e-mail by 10 pm on Sunday (06/15/14).
For more information regarding the SEM short course, please contact Wen-An Chiou at
NISP Lab, or at (301)-405-0541 or send an e-mail to
Attachment: SEM Short Course Application Form
Application Form for UMD Summer (June 2014) SEM Short Course
Name: ________________________________________________________________
Middle Initial
Department: ____________________________________________________________
Telephone No.: _________________________________________________________
E-Mail Address: _________________________________________________________
Advisor: _______________________________________________________________
Payment: Check or FRS No. (6-digit): ________________________________________
Course to be attended: ___SEM Short Course__________________________________
Research Topic: __________________________________________________________
Is (are) there any other attendee(s) from your research group?
If yes, please provide his/her Name: __________________________________________
Will you also attend FIB and/or TEM short course? ______________________________
Signed: ____________________________(Student)
Date: __________________
Signed: ____________________________(Advisor)
Date: __________________