Laboratories and Instruments

The CASA facility hosts 4 different laboratories organized around the latest generation of analytical instruments:

SwissSIMS laboratory led by Prof. Johanna Marin-Carbonne (UNIL)

Laboratory of Biological Geochemistry led by Prof. Anders Meibom (EPFL)

LA-ICP-MS laboratory led by Prof. Othmar Müntener (UNIL)

EMPA laboratory led by Prof. Lukas Baumgartner (UNIL)

  • An electron microprobe (Jeol JXA-8530 HyperProbe)

SEM laboratory led by Prof. Allison Daley (UNIL; CamScan MV2300, TESCAN MIRA LMU) and by Prof. Anders Meibom (EPFL; CryoSEM)

CASA is housed in “Geopolis” building opened in 2013, offering new laboratory rooms for our instruments as well as necessary facilities for sample preparation. All labs are virtually door to door of each other.

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