CMCA is located in the Physics Building of the Perth campus. Access to these facilities is by UWA campus card.

This includes the following facilities:

Located on the Ground Floor:

AMMRF Flagship Ion Probe Facility

Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)

Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)

X-ray microscopy (XRM)

X-ray diffractometry (XRD)

Located on the First Floor:

Scanning probe microscopy (SPM)

Optical microscopy

Sample preparation

Located in the Physics Basement:

AMMRF Flagship Ion Probe facility


To view the range of access options and costs see:

Booking instrument time

Book most instruments through the online booking system.

A booking policy applies to use of the instruments to facilitate fair and equitable access for all users.

Publication and acknowledgement

Use of the CMCA facilities infers agreement to:

  • include the standard acknowledgement in all publications featuring data or images collected from CMCA facilities
  • forward a copy of all publications featuring data or images collected at the CMCA, or with CMCA staff assistance, to the CMCA Office
  • consider CMCA staff as co-authors on publications where they are integrally involved in project outcomes, in line with The University of Western Australia Code of conduct for the responsible practice of research