Nuclear Engineering Division

Intermediate Voltage Electron Microscopy (IVEM) Facility

Safety Training for Users

All IVEM-Tandem users must complete the required training courses listed below before participating in an experiment:

  • IVEM-Tandem101: IVEM-Tandem User Orientation (2 years)
  • ESH100U: Argonne National Laboratory User Facility Orientation (2 years)
  • ESH223U: Cyber Security Education and Awareness (1 years)


Last Modified: Wed, June 26, 2019 10:50 AM

Submit a proposal to use IVEM-Tandem

NSUF Call for Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) Proposals due on March 12, 2020.

Interested in Availability?

IVEM-Tandem Calendar

Check the IVEM-Tandem Calendar for availability, and read instructions on how to submit a proposal.


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Useful Resources

Workshop on Transmission Electron Microscopy Characterization of Irradiation Induced Defects, Argonne National Laboratory, Sept. 3-5, 2014.

Contact Us

  • Questions about IVEM-Tandem?
    Email us at or call us at 1-630-252-5222 or 1-630-252-5111.