The Michael J. Drake
Electron Microprobe Laboratory
University of Arizona

Rm. 23 Kuiper Space Sciences Building

Mike Drake using 

Dr. Michael J. Drake, 1946 - 2011

Our SX50 and SX100 at work

The University of Arizona Electron Microprobe Laboratory is equipped with CAMECA SX100 Ultra and CAMECA SX50 electron probe microanalyzers (EPMA) that perform rapid, non-destructive chemical analysis of solid samples. Their capabilities include:

The facility is open to academic users from all departments of the University of Arizona as well as to visitors from other schools, universities, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and local businesses.

We welcome new users and new applications. If you are interested in using our microprobe, or would like additional information, please feel free to contact us at the address given below.

The following links provide some additional information about our lab and about electron microprobe analysis.


Please send any comments or questions to Ken Domanik.

Dr. Kenneth J. Domanik
Laboratory Manager, Electron Microprobe
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Room 23
1629 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ. 85721-0092

Phone: 520-621-2959
Fax: 520:-626-6647