Erik Johnson

Erik Johnson

Associate Professor emeritus

Primary fields of research

  • The microstructure of materials 
  • Electron microscopy of crystalline materials 
  • In-situ electron microscopy

Current research

  • Structural analysis of GaAs and InAs semiconductor nanowires and nanoflakes 
  • Thermodynamic properties of nanoscale lead inclusions in aluminium 
  • Catalytic reactions investigated with in-situ electron microscopy
  • Structural analysis of gold nanostructures in self-assembled systems


  • Experimental teaching physics 
  • General electron microscopy 
  • Electron microscopy of nanostructures
  • In-situ electron microscopy experiments

Fields of interest

  • The history and development of experimental physics
  • History of science

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