The Aaron Klug Centre for Imaging and Analysis

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About Us

Welcome to the Electron Microscope Unit at the University of Cape Town. We are a central service unit that provides microscopy and analysis facilities to the research community at the University of Cape Town. Our services are also used by researchers from other parts of South Africa and Africa.

If you are new to our Unit and would like to use our facilities, please go to the bookings page and register with us at

If you want to know a little about our microscopes, brief descriptions of the capabilities are found on our Instruments page:

Our staff contact details can be found at: