Welcome to the NEST Laboratory image gallery! The images featured below are examples of the instrument capabilities available in the NEST. Click on the thumbnails to see the full image. Please note: all magnifications listed are specified for the original image.

Hitachi S-4800 High Resolution Scanning Electron Microscope (HRSEM)

Image of radiolaria at x400

High-resolution SEM image of

Carbon nanotube at x50,000
and 15kV.

High-resolution SEM image of

Titanium dioxide nanopowder
parcel adsorbing on a carbon

Image of TiO2 "roses" observed
after cleaning with NaOH at
x3,500 magnification.
Hitachi H-7600 Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)

Aluminum nanoparticles at
40,000x magnification
and 120kv.

Gold nanoparticles at
400,000x magnification
and 120kv.

Fine carbon black nanoparticles
at 200,000x magnification
and 120kv.

Copper nanoparticles at
120,000x magnification
and 100kv.

Manganese oxide nanoparticles
at 50,000x magnification
and 120kv.

Single-walled carbon nanotube
bundles at 20,000x
magnification and 110kv.

Fluorescent latex beads at
5,000x magnification
and 120kv.

Nanodiamonds (2-10 nm) at
300,000x magnification
and 120kv.

PR24 carbon nanofibers at
80,000x magnification
and 100kv.

PR24 carbon nanofibers at
60,000x magnification
and 100kv.

Iron coated carbon nanotubes
at 300,000x magnification
and 100kv.


Gold sputtered on holey film at
60,000x and 100kv.

Single wall carbon nanotubes
at 400,000x magnification and
120kv. Inset is shown at 200%
zoom to more clearly show
the atomic planes.

Nueronal-type cell incubated
with carbon nanotubes (visible at
periphery of cell in larger image)
at 80kV. The heart shape is not
natural, but occured by chance
during processing!
Zeiss EVO-50XVP Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (ESEM)

Stoma on the leaf of a
dogwood plant.

Heat and pressure-treated nano-
fiber epoxy carrier powder.

Carbon nanotubes on Silicon
substrate, imaged at 20kV
and 40,000x.
Olympus FluoViewTM 1000 Confocal Microscope

Starfish Ova, fluorescent
illumination only.

Pollen grains stained with
fluorescent dye.

Last updated on December 15, 2006.