Gatan European EELS & EFTEM School: 6-9 Feb 2018

Register now for the European EELS and EFTEM School with Gatan, on 6-9 February 2018 at Graz University of Technology in Austria.

Blue Scientific is the official Nordic distributor for Gatan in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. For more information and quotes, please get in touch:


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European EELS & EFTEM School

The EELS and EFTEM School is a 4 day laboratory training school. Learn how to acquire and analyse EFTEM and STEM-EELS data, with step-by-step, hands-on workshops.

The course is taught by experts at the university and Gatan EELS specialists. The venue has the latest EELS and EFTEM instruments and software for you to use, including the Gatan Imaging Filter (GIF). Microscope systems will be equipped with a monochromated probe-corrected (S)TEM with a Gatan DualEELS system.

Learn the fundamental principles, practical methods and best practice for acquiring EELS spectra, STEM-EELS spectrum images, energy-filtered images and elemental maps.

The school aims to to provide you with all the knowledge and training required to get the best results back in your own lab.


Each day runs from 8am – 5pm:

Tuesday 6th February 2018  – EELS

  • EELS lectures
  • EELS acquisition labs (@TEM)
  • EELS analysis labs (@PC)

Wednesday 7th February 2018 – EFTEM

  • EFTEM lectures
  • Filter and optics lecture
  • DM scripting lecture and tutorial (PC-based)
  • EFTEM acquisition lab (practical TEM)
  • EFTEM analysis lab (PC-based)

Thursday 8th February 2018 – Spectrum Imaging and Advanced Techniques

  • SI lectures
  • Advanced techniques lectures
  • Advanced topics talk
  • SI acquisition labs (practical TEM)
  • EELS analysis labs (PC-based)

Friday 9th February 2018 – ASTEM

  • ASTEM-focussed lecture
  • TITAN / GIF Quantum tutorial (remote TEM)


The venue for the training course is Graz University of Technology in Austria. The school is hosted by FELMI-ZFE (Austrian Centre for Electron Microscopy and Nanoanalysis), where you will benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and the knowledge and experience of their faculty of EELS experts.


Register for the school on the FELMI-ZFE website. Spaces are limited to 16 places, so please register early to reserve your place.

The training school registration fee is € 1500, which includes courseware, CD and refreshments. Accommodation is not included.

Register now

Gatan Systems

Blue Scientific is the official distributor for the full range of Gatan microscopy systems in the Nordic region, including the new Elsa cryo-transfer holder for cryo-EM. Information about the systems will be available on our website soon. For further information, please get in touch:


Register for the school

 Contact us on +44 (0)1223 422 269 or

Gatan EELS software

Step-by-step workshops on how to acquire and analyse EELS data.