Keck Center



W.M. Keck Center for Nano-Scale Imaging

An interdisciplinary research facility in the areas of imaging, nano-science and spectroscopy for measuring surface topography, surface properties, electrical measurements, fluorescence, sub-monolayer visible spectroscopy, and molecular structures.






Training, experimental design and/or sample service.

Chemical Sciences Building

Visit Us!


Chemical Sciences Bldg. (CSB), Room 135



Monday - Friday

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

24/7 Access for Trained Users



Instrumentation is available on an appointment fee-for-service basis for assisted or unassisted use to all University of Arizona research groups and external customers.

•Atomic Force Microscopy
•Scanning Electron Microscopy
•Spinning Disk/TIRF Fluorescence Microscopy
•Spectroscopy: FTIR, TGA, DSC and custom monolayer absorbance




The facility hosts an annual summer SPM workshop, free to UArizona students and researchers interested in using SPM as part of their research. The SPM workshop is a week-long lecture and lab workshop in practical scanning probe microscopy with a hands-on training during the lab portion of the workshop, including treatment of scientific digital imaging ethics, and instruction on SPM image data analysis. Contact the manager for information on the next SPM workshop.

Facility Publications

Use the Keck RRID!

University of Arizona - UA CBC-W.M. Keck Center for Nano-Scale Imaging, RRID:SCR_022884


Contact Us:

Brooke Beam Massani, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist