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List of FIB and FIB SEM instruments, accessories, availability, and contact information in the 'greater' DC area.

To access the full list, click here.  You can also jump to the list of instruments at a specific institution by clicking on one of the links below.

If your instrument is not on the list and you would like to have it included, please contact us.


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9th Annual FIB SEM Workshop

Friday, February 19th, 2016
Kossiakoff Center
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Laurel, MD

The 2016 FIB SEM Workshop will be held at the Kossiakoff Center at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). We will have a full day of presentations and posters by FIB users and vendors highlighting interesting new FIB applications and the latest technology. And, as always, there will be plenty of opportunities for informal discussion of new techniques and applications as well as getting (re)connected with your fellow FIBers.

Abstract submissions are required for all presenters (user & vendor contributions).  If you would like to present a paper or poster, please submit an abstract to the organizers. All FIB related topics such as new and novel application areas for FIB, advances in FIB and FIB related instrumentation and techniques, image and data processing techniques for FIB data are welcome.

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15th, 2016
    Abstracts should be 250 words or less in length. Email abstracts to the organizers.  
    Abstract Notification: February 5th, 2016
  • Registration Deadline: February 15th, 2016 - Register!
  • Travel Info

We will be updating the website with any additional meeting information and the agenda as we get closer to the meeting date, so please check back frequently.

For more information about the FIB SEM meetings, please contact the organizers or check out our Meetings page for previous years' programs.

Other FIB Events

Microscopy & Microanalysis 2016

July 24 -28, 2016
Columbus, OH