Deakin Advanced Characterisation Facility

The Deakin Advanced Characterisation Facility is an open-access facility located within the Institute for Frontier Materials. It provides a unified platform of advanced characterisation capabilities and expertise, which includes the Electron Microscopy, X-ray and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance facilities.
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To be recognised as a world-class centre of advanced characterisation facilities and expertise for frontier materials research.


  • Advanced characterisation service, training, teaching and support
  • Collaborative research programs within Deakin and with industry

Acknowledge Us

Please remember to acknowledge the role of our facilities and expertise when writing up your research to recognise the contributions of people and equipment that have led to important outcomes. For example:

“Deakin University’s Advanced Characterisation Facility is acknowledged for use of the [EM/NMR/X-ray instrument(s)] and assistance from [staff name(s)].”

Facility contacts

Deakin Advanced Characterisation Facility
Dr Ross Marceau

Electron Microscopy Facility
Dr Andrew Sullivan

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility
Dr Luke O'Dell

X-ray Facility
Dr Peter Lynch

General enquiries

Email ACF

Institute for Frontier Materials
75 Pigdons Road,
Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216