a national collaborative research facility

  • for the characterisation of materials at the micro, nano and atomic scales
  • making expert support, training and instruments accessible to all researchers
  • enabling world-class Australian research and innovation

Access microscopy and microanalysis at our locations around Australia. Our optical, electron, X-ray, scanning and ion-beam techniques are complimented by world-leading platforms such as atom probe tomography and advanced ion probes. Try our popular online tools, Technique Finder and MyScope to advance your research and microscopy training.

From healthcare to agriculture, engineering to archaeology, we enable Australian science. In addition to our core offering of microscopes, training and services to researchers, we engage with the wider community through exhibitions, publications and conferences. For science success stories, see our online and printed News & Media and watch our Impact video.


MyScope™ – innovation finalist

November 21, 2015

MyScope is a finalist in the Education and Community Services category of The Australian Innovation ...Read More

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FEI Partners with AMMRF - Press Release

November 3, 2015

FEI Partners with Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Research Facility to Develop Online ...Read More


Biodiversity Roots

September 24, 2015

The kwongan eco-region in Western Australia’s southwest is exceptionally biodiverse bushland ...Read More