EM Autumn School 2017

Autumn School 2017 Group Picture - click for high-resolution

From October 9 through October 12, the autumn school on electron microscopy in materials science took place at the Harnack House in Berlin. This school offered both practical courses as well as lectures on different aspects of modern electron microscopy.

Time: Monday, Oct 9, 9:00 am until Thursday, Oct. 12, 18:00


Monday, Oct 9, 2017

09:00-09:45 „Koch_AutumnSchool_Intro_InlineHolography“ (C. Koch, HUB) Download slides
09:45-10:00 Coffee break
10:15-11:00 „Off-axis electron holography“ (T. Niermann, TUB) Download slides
11:00-11:45 „Applications of off-axis electron holography“ (M. Lehmann, TUB) Download slides
12:00-13:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 „FIB TEM-lamella preparation: From standard to heating and electrical measurements“ (D. Berger, TUB) Download slides
14:45-15:30 „Strain Mapping in Reciprocal and Real Space“ (M. Albrecht, IKZ)
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:45 „Mathematical Foundations of Tomography“ (W. Van den Broek, HUB) Download slides
16:45-17:30 „Application of tomography to semiconductor heterostructures“ (A. Trampert, PDI)
17:45-20:00 Poster Session (list of posters)

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017

09:00-09:45 „Focused ion and electron beam processing“ (K. Höflich, HZB) Download slides
09:45-10:00 Coffee break
10:15-11:00 „Correlative scanning electron microscopy for materials analyses“ (D. Abou-Ras, HZB) Download slides
11:00-11:45 „in-situ TEM and SEM“ (R. Farra / M. Willinger, FHI) Download slides by R. Farra, Download Slides by M. Willinger
12:00-13:00 Lunch
14:00-17:30 Lab Courses

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

09:00-09:45 „Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy“ (P. Werner, MPI Halle) Download slides
09:45-10:00 Coffee break
10:15-11:00 „Inelastic scattering in the TEM“ (W. Hetaba ; FHI) Download slides
11:00-11:45 „Electron energy loss spectroscopy“ (W. Wollgarten, HZB) Download slides
12:00-13:00 Lunch
14:00-17:30 Lab Courses

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

09:00-09:45 „Electron Crystallography“ (H. Kirmse, HUB) Download slides
09:45-10:00 Coffee break
10:15-11:00 „Structure analysis through the pair distribution function“ (E. Willinger, FHI) Download slides
11:00-11:45 „Mapping fields and strain by scanning precession electron diffraction“ (B. Haas, HUB) Download slides
12:00-13:00 Lunch
14:00-17:30 Lab Courses
18:30-21:00 BBQ

Friday, Oct 13, 2017


Detailed information about the laboratory courses on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday is provided on a separate page.

This school was organized and run by members of the following institutions (in alphabetical order):

  • Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (FHI)
  • Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB)
  • Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (HUB)
  • Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ)
  • Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik (MµP)
  • Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik (PDI)
  • Technische Universität Berlin (TUB)

Financial support for this school is provided by

  • German Research Foundation / Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • German Society for Electron Microscopy / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Elektronenmikroskopie
  • Thermo Fischer Scientific
  • Carl Zeiss