JEOL 2010F Analytical Electron Microscope


  • Conventional BF/DF-TEM, SAED, and HRTEM imaging
  • In-situ heating and cooling
  • In-situ tensile and compression


Haiping Sun


Room G020


Publications, presentations, and posters resulting from work on this instrument should state: “The authors acknowledge the financial support of the University of Michigan College of Engineering and NSF grant #DMR-9871177, and technical support from the Michigan Center for Materials Characterization.


  • Accelerating Voltage: 200 kV
  • Filament: Zirconated Tungsten (100) thermal field emission tip
  • Vacuum: ~1.5 x10-7 torr
  • Resolution
    • CTEM 0.10 nm lattice / 0.25 nm point-to-point
    • STEM 0.17 nm HAADF (high angle annular dark field)
  • XEDS System
    • Horizontal Ultra-thin Window Si-Li X-ray detector (active area = 30 mm2) capable of detecting elements with Z >5.
    • EDAX r-TEM Detector with EDAX acquisition software
  • Image Acquisition & Analysis System
    • Gatan #794 cooled multi-scan CCD TV camera for high resolution imaging (above the GIF)
    • Gatan #692 Retractable TV rate CCD TV camera.
  • Sample Holders
    • JEOL Single-Tilt Stage
    • JEOL Double-Tilt Analytical Stage
    • Gatan #646 Double-Tilt (x=±35 degrees, y=±35 degrees) Low Background (Be) Stage with Faraday cup.
    • Gatan #636 Double-Tilt (x=±35 degrees, y=±35 degrees) Low Background (Be) Liquid-Nitrogen Stage.
    • Gatan #652 Double-Tilt Heating Holder with a maximum operating temperature of 1000 degrees Celsius.
    • Hysitron PI-95 pico-indenter
  • Other Accessories
    • Free lens control, fully independent control of all lenses.
    • FasTEM remote NT server based control system.


  1. Multifactorial Engineering of Biomimetic Membranes for Batteries with Multiple High-Performance Parameters, M. Wang, A.E. Emre, J-Y. Kim, Y. Huang, L. Liu, V. Cecen, Y. Huang, N.A. Kotov, Nature Communications, 13, 278, 2022
  2. Resistivity Scaling Transition in Ultrathin Metal Film at Critical Thickness and Its Implication for the Transparent Conductor Applications, Y-B. Park, C. Jeong, L.J. Guo, Advanced Electronic Materials, 2021
  3. Quantum Computing with Exciton Qubits in Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals, D. Harankahage, J. Cassidy, M. Yang, D. Porotnikov, M. Williams, N. Kholmicheva, M. Zamkov, J. Phys. Chem. C, 125(40), 22195-22203
  4. Tuning the Dimensionality of Excitons in Colloidal Quantum Dot Molecules, J. Cassidy, M. Yang, D. Harankahage, D. Porotnikov, P. Moroz, N. Razgoniaeva, C. Ellison, J. Bettinger, S. Ehsan, J. Sanchez, J. Madry, D. Khon, M. Zamkov, Nano Letters, 21(17), 7339-7346, 2021
  5. Non-Fullerene Acceptor Organic Photovoltaics with Intrinsic Operational Lifetimes over 30 Years, Y. Li, X. Huang, K. Ding, H.K.M Sheriff Jr., L. Ye, H. Liu, C-Z. Li, H. Ade, S.R. Forrest, Nature Communications, 12, 5419, 2021
  6. Improving the Thermal Stability and N-Butanol Oxidation Activity of Ag-TiO2 Catalysts by Controlling the Catalyst Architecture and Reaction Conditions, A. Bhat, A.J. Hill, G.B. Fisher, J.W. Schwank, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 297, 120476, 2021
  7. Quantum Dot Assembly Driven by Electrochemically Generated Metal-Ion Crosslinkers, C.C. Hewa-Rahinduwage, K.L. Silva, S.L. Brock, L. Luo, Chemistry of Materials, 33(12), 4522-4528, 2021
  8. Effects of Minor Alloying Elements on Alumina Transformation During the Transient Oxidation of β-NiAl, T.L. Barth, E.A. Marquis, Oxidation of Metals, 95, 293-309, 2021
  9. Ag-doped Bioactive Glass-Ceramic 3D Scaffolds: Microstructural, Antibacterial, and Biological Properties, A.C. Marsh, N.P. Mellott, M. Crimp, A. Wren, N. Hammer, X. Chatzistavrou, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 41(6), 3717-3730, 2021
  10. The Role of Co-injected Helium on Swelling and Cavity Evolution at High Damage Levels in Ferritic-Martensitic Steels, D. Woodley, S. Taller, Z. Jiao, K. Sun, G.S. Was, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 550, 152912, 2021
  11. Predicting Structural Material Degradation in Advanced Nuclear Reactors with Ion Irradiation, S. Taller, G. VanCoevering, B.D. Wirth, G.S. Was, Scientific Reports, 11, 2949, 2021
  12. Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Nanoscale Cu/(Ta50Nb25Mo25) Multilayers, L. Jiang, M. Powers, Y. Cui, B.K. Derby, A. Misra, Materials Science and Engineering A, 799, 140200, 2021
  13. Omnidispersible Microscale Colloids with Nanoscale Polymeric Spikes, D.G. Montjoy, H. Hou, J.H. Bahng, N.A. Kotov, Chem. Mater., 32(23), 9897-9905, 2020
  14. Enabling Narrow Emission Linewidths in Colloidal Nanocrystals through Coalescence Growth, J. Cassidy, C. Ellison, J. Bettinger, M. Yang, P. Moroz, M. Zamkov, Chem. Mater., 32(17), 7524-7534, 2020
  15. Understanding Bubble and Void Nucleation in Dual Ion Irradiated T91 Steel using Single Parameter Experiments, S. Taller, G.S. Was, Acta Materialia, 198, 47-60, 2020
  16. Developing of Nano Sized Fibrous Eutectic Silicon in Hypereutectic Al–Si Alloy by Laser Remelting, J. Abboud, J. Mazumder, Scientific Reports, 10, 12090, 2020
  17. Chiral Nanoceramics, J. Fan, N.A. Kotov, Advanced Materials, 32, 1906738, 2020
  18. Emergence of Complexity in Hierarchically Organized Chiral Particles, W. Jiang, Z-b. Qu, P. Kumar, D. Vecchio, Y. Wang, Y. Ma, J.H. Bahng, K. Bernardino, W.R. Gomes, F.M. Colombari, A. Lozada-Blanco, M. Veksler, E. Marino, A. Simon, C. Murray, S.R. Muniz, A.F. de Moura, N.A. Kotov, Science, 368, 642-648, 2020
  19. In-Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) Measurements of Ge Nanowire Synthesis with Liquid Metal Nanodroplets in Water, Q. Cheek, E. Fahrenkrug, S. Hlynchuk, D. Hein Alsem, N.J. Salmon, S. Maldonado, ACS Nano, 14(3), 2869-2879, 2020
  20. Multi-Step Crystallization of Self-Organized Spiral Eutectics, S. Moniri, H. Bale, T. Volkenandt, Y. Wang, J. Gao, T. Lu, K. Sun, R.O. Richie, A.J. Shahani, Small, 1906146, 2020
  21. Energy Transport in CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystal Solids, M. Yang, P. Moroz, E. Miller, D. Porotnikov, J. Cassidy, C. Ellison, X. Medvedeva, A. Klinkova, M. Zamkov, ACS Photonics, 7(1), 154-164, 2020
  22. Nanoscale Deformation Mechanics Reveal Resilience in Nacre of Pinna Nobilis Shell, J. Gim, N. Schnitzer, L.M. Otter, Y. Cui, S. Motreuil, F. Marin, S.E. Wolf, D.E. Jacob, A. Misra, R. Hovden, Nature Communications, 10, 4822, 2019
  23. Dislocation Pile-Ups at β1 Precipitate Interfaces in Mg-Rare Earth (RE) Alloys, Z. Huang, C. Yang, L. Qi, J.E. Allison, A. Misra, Materials Science & Engineering A, 742, 278-286, 2019
  24. Emulation of Fast Reactor Irradiated T91 using Dual Ion Beam Irradiation, S. Taller, Z. Jiao, K. Field, G.S. Was, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 527, 151831, 2019 
  25. Oxide Growth and Dissolution on 316L Stainless Steel during Irradiation in High Temperature Water, R.D. Hanbury, G.S. Was, Corrosion Science, 157, 305-311, 2019
  26. Micro- and Nano-Scale Intermetallic Phases in AA2070-T8 and their Corrosion Behavior, Y. Zhu, K. Sun, J. Garves, L.G. Bland, J. Locke, J. Allison, G.S. Frankel, Electrochimica Acta, 319, 634-648, 2019 
  27. Annealing Induced Interfacial Evolution of Titanium/Gold Metallization on Unintentionally Doped β-Ga2O3, M. Lee, R.L. Peterson, ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 8(7), Q3176-Q3179, 2019
  28. Interfacial Reactions of Titanium/Gold Ohmic Contacts with Sn-Doped β-Ga2O3, M. Lee, R.L. Peterson, APL Materials, 7(2), 022524, 2019
  29. Suppression of Shear Banding in High-Strength Cu/Mo Nanocomposites with Hierarchical Bicontinuous Intertwined Structures, Y. Cui, B. Derby, N. Li, N.A. Mara, A. Misra, Materials Research Letters, 6(3), 184-190, 2018
  30. Self-Ion Emulation of High Dose Neutron Irradiated Microstructure in Stainless Steels, Z. Jiao, J. Michalika, G.S. Was, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 501, 312-318, 2018
  31. Early Oxidation Behavior of Si-Coated Titanium, K. Chou, P. Chu, E.A. Marquis, Corrosion Science, 140, 297-306, 2018
  32. Intermetallic Phases in Aluminum Alloys and Their Roles in Localized Corrosion, Y. Zhu, K. Sun, G.S. Frankel, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 165(11), C807-C820, 2018
  33. Intergranular Li Metal Propagation through Polycrystalline Li6.25Al0.25La3Zr2O12 Ceramic Electrolyte, E.J. Cheng, A. Sharafi, J. Sakamoto, Electrochimica Acta, 85-91, 223, 2017
  34. He+ Irradiation Induced Cracking and Exfoliating on the Surface of Ti3AlC2 , H.H. Shen, F.Z. Li, H.B. Zhang, S.M. Peng, K. Sun, X.T. Zu, L. Ao, Journal of Nuclear Materials,  485, 262-272, 2017
  35. Indium-Doped Co3O4 Nanorods for Catalytic Oxidation of CO and C3H6 towards Diesel Exhaust, L. Ma, C.Y. Seo, X.Y. Chen, K. Sun, J.W. Schwank, Applied Catalysis B – Environmental, 222, 44-58, 2017
  36. The Co-Evolution of Microstructure Features in Self-Ion Irradiated HT9 at Very High Damage Levels, E. Getto, G. Vancoevering, G.S. Was, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 484, 193-208, 2017
  37. Biomimetic Hierarchical Assembly of Helical Supraparticles from Chiral Nanoparticles. Y.L. Zhou, R.L. Marson, G. van Anders, J. Zhu, G. Ma, P. Ercius, K. Sun, B. Yeom, S.C. Glotzer, and N.A. Kotov, ACS Nano, 10(3), 3248-3256, 2016
  38. Optical Anisotropy and Sign Reversal in Layer-by-Layer Assembled Films from Chiral Nanoparticles, Z. Liang, K. Bernardino, J. Han, Y. Zhou, K. Sun, A.F. de Moura, N.A. Kotov, Faraday Discussions, 191, 141-157, 2016
  39. Direct Observation of Hydrogenation and Dehydrogenation of a Zirconium Alloy. H.H. Shen, X.T. Zu, B. Chen, C.Q. Huang, K. Sun. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 659, 23-30, 2016
  40. Void Swelling and Microstructure Evolution at Very High Damage Levels in Self-Ion Irradiated Ferritic-Martensitic Steels, E. Getto, K. Sun, A.M. Monterrosa, Z. Jiao, M.J. Hackett, G.S. Was, Journal of Nuclear Materials,  480, 159-176, 2016
  41. Methodology for Determining Void Swelling at Very High Damage under Ion Irradiation, E. Getto, K. Sun, S. Taller, A.M. Monterrosa, Z. Jiao, G.S. Was, Journal of Nuclear Materials,  477, 273-279, 2016
  42. Formation and Coarsening of Near-Surface Ga Nanoparticles on SiNx , J.C. Canniff, S. Jeon, R.S. Goldman, Appl. Phys. Lett., 106, 243102, 2015
  43. Exposing the Sub-Surface of Historical Daguerreotypes and the Effects of Sulfur-Induced Corrosion, E.A. Marquis, Y. Chen, J. Kohanek, Y. Dong, S. Centeno, Corrosion Science, 94, 438-444, 2015 
  44. Linking the Microstructure of a Heat-Treated WE43 Mg Alloy with its Corrosion Behavior, P-W. Chou, E.A. Marquis, Corrosion Science, 101, 94-104, 2015
  45. Hierarchical ZnO Nanowire Growth with Tunable Orientations on Versatile Substrates Using Atomic Layer Deposition Seeding, A.R. Bielinski, E. Kazyak, C.M. Schlepütz, H.J. Jung, K.N. Wood, N.P. Dasgupta, Chem. Mater., 27(13), 4799–4807, 2015
  46. Formation and Evolution of Ripples on Ion-Irradiated Semiconductor Surfaces, M. Kang, J.H. Wu, W. Ye, Y. Jiang, E.A. Robb, C. Chen, R. S. Goldman, Appl. Phys. Lett., 104, 052103, 2014
  47. Direct Fabrication of Graphene on SiO2 Enabled by Thin Film Stress Engineering, D.Q. McNerny, B. Viswanath, D. Copic, F.R. Laye, C. Prohoda, A.C. Brieland-Shoultz, E.S. Polsen, N.T. Dee, V.S. Veerasamy, A.J. Hart, Scientific Reports, 4, 5049, 2014
  48. The Mechanism of Radiation-Induced Segregation in Ferritic-Martensitic Alloys, P. Wharry, G.S. Was, Acta Mater. , 65, 42-55, 2014