Ultramicroscopy is an established journal that provides a forum for the publication of original research papers, invited reviews and rapid communications. The scope of Ultramicroscopy is to describe advances in instrumentation, methods and theory related to all modes of microscopical imaging, diffraction and spectroscopy in the life and physical sciences.

  • Electron Microscopy
  • Instrumentation
  • Method development
  • Imaging and scattering theory
  • Computational methods
  • Image processing and analysis

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Editorial board


  • A. Kirkland
    University of Oxford Department of Materials, 16 Parks Road, OX1 3PH, Oxford, United Kingdom

Associate Editor

  • D.C. Bell
    Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • R. Fleck
    King's College London, London, United Kingdom
  • J. Killgore
    National Institute of Standards and Technology Applied Chemicals and Materials Division, Boulder, Colorado, United States

Editorial Board

  • L.J. Allen
    University of Melbourne School of Physics, Parkville, Australia
  • M. Altman
    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Department of Physics, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • J. Cairney PhD
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • F.R. Chen
    National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • R.F. Egerton
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • A. Engel PhD
    Basel University Biozentrum Department, Basel, Switzerland
  • J. Etheridge
    Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy, Victoria, Australia
  • R. García
    Spanish Scientific Research Council, Madrid, Spain
  • P.W. Hawkes
    CNRS Western Occitanie Delegation, Paris, France
  • Randi Holmestad PhD
    NTNU Department of Physics, Trondheim, Norway
  • C. Jacobsen
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States
  • N. de Jonge
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrucken, Germany
  • H. Kohl
    University of Münster, Münster, Germany
  • G. Kothleitner
    Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
  • R. Leapman
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States
  • B. Legrand
    CNRS Laboratory for Systems Analysis and Architecture, Toulouse, France
  • E. Marquis
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
  • D. McComb
    OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, Columbus, Ohio, United States
  • P.A. Midgley
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • D.A. Muller
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States
  • J. Neethling
    Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • L.-M. Peng
    Peking University, Beijing, China
  • J.M. Plitzko PhD
    Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
  • J.E. Sader
    University of Melbourne, School of Mathematics and Statistics, ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  • T. E. Schäffer
    University of Tübingen Institute of Applied Physics, Tübingen, Germany
  • D.J. Smith
    Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States
  • J.C.H. Spence FRS
    Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States
  • N. Tanaka
    Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
  • P. Van Aken
    Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart Center for Electron Microscopy, Stuttgart, Germany
  • D. Van Dyck
    University of Antwerp, Wilrijk-Antwerp, Belgium
  • H. Wang PhD
    Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • H.W. Zandbergen
    TU Delft, Delft, Netherlands

Founding Editor

  • E. Zeitler