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, TechFi™ 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.

Atoms in enamel

Atomic structure of our teeth in 3D

September 8, 2016

One in two Australian children are reported to have tooth decay in their permanent teeth by age ...Read More

Prof. Julie Cairney

Appointment of New CEO for the AMMRF

June 21, 2016

The Board of the AMMRF is pleased to announce that Prof. Julie Cairney will take up the role of ...Read More


MyScope™ Outreach now live!

May 30, 2016

Zoom into the micro-world and see what you can discover! The AMMRF presents MyScope™ Outreach, an ...Read More