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.


CMCA launch: CEO Soundbite

July 1, 2015

Thank you David for the invitation to participate in this opening ceremony. I am delighted to be ...Read More

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Links with Singapore

June 30, 2015

The AMMRF has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nanyang Technological University, a top ...Read More



June 16, 2015

The Board of the AMMRF has announced the departure of Prof. Simon Ringer from the role of Executive ...Read More