NORTEM – The Norwegian Centre for Transmission Electron Microscopy


We provide access to high-end TEM infrastructure for materials physics, chemistry, geology and other physical sciences. The Oslo-node of NORTEM is hosted by the Department of Physics, and co-owned with SINTEF.

Recent publications

  • J. Zhu, J. Guðjónsdóttir, R. Strandbakke, K. G. Both, T. Aarholt, P. A. Carvalho, M. H. Sørby, I. J. T. Jensen, M. N. Guzik, T. E. Norby, H. Haug, A. E. Chatzitakis. Double Perovskite Cobaltites Integrated in a Monolithic and Noble Metal-Free Photoelectrochemical Device for Efficient Water Splitting. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 13, 20313 (2021).
  • X. Kang, C. Berberidou, A. Galeckas, C. Bazioti, E. Sagstuen, T. E. Norby,A. E. Chatzitakis.Visible Light Driven Photocatalytic Decolorization and Disinfection of Water Employing Reduced TiO2 Nanopowders. Catalysts 11, 228 (2021).
  • Centre organization

    NORTEM is a consortium between the University of Oslo, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and SINTEF, establishing a large scale national infrastructure for TEM in the physical sciences. It consists of two nodes, one in Oslo and one in Trondheim.

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    NORTEM is established in collaboration with:




    With funding from: