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Gatan Electron Microscopy Systems

Gatan’s systems enhance and extend operation and performance in electron microscopes. With TEM cameras, spectroscopy and analytics imaging, serial block face SEM and sample preparation products, they can be used across applications such as materials science, electronics and life science. They take the most powerful microscopes and enhance them even further.

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Electron Microscopy Systems

TEM Cameras


Award-winning TEM camera for all applications; 300 kV microscopes

The Gatan OneView is an award-winning TEM camera, for capturing 16MP images and videos. Winner of the 2015 Microscopy Today Innovation Award.

Rio Camera

Revolutionary CMOS camera up to 200 kV

The Rio is a revolutionary CMOS camera for all Transmission Electron Microscopy applications. With this camera you don’t need to compromise between field of view, resolution, speed and sensitivity.

Stela Hybrid-Pixel Camera

Award-winning fully integrated system for 4D STEM

The Stela is a complete, fully integrated system for advanced 4D STEM diffraction, featuring a hybrid-pixel electron detector with STEMx. It’s the winner of a 2021 Microscopy Today Innovation Award.

K3 IS Camera

World’s first counting, high-seed, large format camera for in-situ microscopy

The K3 IS in-situ TEM camera extends the K3’s “resolution revolution” to the field of materials science. With the highest in-situ signal-to-noise possible, you can now count single electrons in real time with unprecedented temporal resolution.

K3 Camera

The best performance camera optimised for low-dose applications

The K3 is a top of the range camera, setting a new benchmark for imaging performance for direct detection cameras. It’s optimised for demanding low-dose applications in both life science and materials science.

Spectroscopy & Analytical
Imaging Cameras

GIF Continuum

The next generation of EELS and EFTEM systems

The GIF Continuum is simplified and easier to use, while still being powerful and flexible. With new, exclusive detector technology for outstanding detector speed and data quality in EELS and EFTEM, you can achieve new levels of productivity and throughput.

BioContinuum Imaging Filter

A direct detection system for cryo-EM and cryo-ET

This system is ideal for low-dose imaging, single particle cryo-electron microscopy and cryo-electron tomography. Study cellular organisation and ultrastructure, as well as system function and disease progression at the molecular level.

BioContinuum HD

A TEM imaging filter with EELS & EFTEM capabilities

The BioContinuum HD TEM imaging filter is the only full-featured, post-column imaging and energy filter available. The BioContinuum HD delivers zero-loss filtering to improve the contrast of TEM images for both life and material science, and can also acquire EELS and EFTEM data.

DigiScan 3

Digital beam control & image processing system

The Gatan DigiScan 3 is a digital beam control and image processing system to enhance the photographic quality of your digital images. Use Gatan’s powerful DigitalMicrograph software for flexible image acquisition, signal-to-noise extraction and simultaneous acquisition from multiple channels.

OnPoint BSE Detector

A backscattered electron detector for SEM

Study non-conductive samples including polymers, plastics and biological materials. Optimised for low kV, for studying uncoated biological samples, low atomic number (Z) elements and large 3D datasets.

TEM & SEM Software

Enhance the capabilities of your microscope

Gatan TEM & SEM software drives your digital cameras and surrounding components to support key applications including tomography, in-situ, spectrum and diffraction imaging, plus more.


Cathodoluminescence system for SEM

The Monarc pushes the boundaries of what’s possible with a SEM-based cathodoluminescence system. It’s a next generation instrument with a boost in sensitivity and spectral resolution.

ChromaCL2 iBSED Detector

Live colour cathodoluminescence imaging for geochemistry

The ChromaCL2 iBSED detector is a live, colour cathodoluminescence imaging system for your SEM. The system is particularly useful in petrographic and earth sciences.


Add 4D STEM diffraction to your in-situ TEM camera

Perform a variety of 4D STEM experiments, including strain mapping, indexing, orientation mapping, virtual apertures and differential phase contrast. The STEMx synchronises with Gatan in-situ cameras to add 4D STEM diffraction to your toolbox.

Advanced STEM Detectors

HAADF, AADF & bright/dark field for EELS

Advanced STEM detectors: HAADF, ADF and BF/DF  detectors for EELS. Maximise electron collection with specially optimised detectors, to gain greater insights into your sample’s chemical and compositional properties.

STEMPack Spectrum Imaging

For electron microscopes with scanning mode

Acquire detailed analytic data from your sample using an electron microscope with scanning mode, with the STEMPack system. Multi-modal data in scanning mode gives you a wealth of information from precise positions within a scanned image or line profile.

Sample Preparation

TEM / SEM Sample Preparation Systems

Preparing samples to be imaged on SEM or TEM

SEM & TEM sample preparation systems from Gatan. Polishing systems, grinders, disc punches, freezing & cutters for TEM specimens.

Specimen Holders

Transfer Holders

Specimen holders to enhance the capabilities of your TEM or SEM

Gatan specimen holders include in-situ, transfer and other holders as well as ancillary systems and software control. They are all compatible with most microscopes.

About Gatan (now part of AMETEK)

Gatan is the world’s leading manufacturer of instruments and software to enhance and extend the functionality and performance of electron microscopes. Gatan systems are fully compatible with virtually all electron microscopes. They cover the entire research process, from specimen preparation and manipulation to imaging and analysis.

Gatan is now part of AMETEK.

AMETEK is a global leader in electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with colleagues at numerous manufacturing, sales and service locations in the United States and in many other countries around the world.

For any additional questions on this product range, please contact our team.