CMCA facilities are located on multiple sites including the first floor of the Physics building on the Crawley 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)

Located on the First Floor:

Scanning probe microscopy (SPM)

Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)

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