Welcome to the Earth and Planetary Materials Analysis (EPMA) Laboratory

Our core instrument is a JEOL JXA-8530F field-emission electron microprobe, joined by a Bruker M4 Tornado micro-XRF, JEOL JCM-6000 scanning electron microscope, Renishaw InVia Reflex Raman Spectrometer, an Olympus DSX-500 Digital Microscope, as well as a suite of optical microscopes and sample preparation equipment.

We gratefully acknowledge the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Ontario Research Fund, and Western's Academic Development Fund for their support in establishing this laboratory.