Central Science Laboratory

Karsten Goemann

Karsten Goemann

Dr Karsten Goemann

Research Fellow - Electron Microscopy & X-Ray Microanalysis

Dipl.-Min., Dr. rer. nat., Clausthal University of Technology, Germany

Contact Details

Contact Campus Sandy Bay Campus
Building Chemistry Building
Room Reference Room 254 Level 2
Telephone +61 3 6226 2146
Fax +61 3 6226 2494
Email Karsten.Goemann@utas.edu.au

Karsten joined the CSL in mid 2006 and is responsible for the Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis Facility. The facility serves a wide range of university and external users from the earth sciences, chemistry, plant science, agricultural science, zoology, marine sciences and others.

Karsten is the Tasmanian representative of the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society (AMMS) and the Australian Microbeam Analysis Society (AMAS). He is co-chair of the upcoming 13th Australian Microbeam Analysis Symposium (AMAS XIII) to be held in Hobart 9-13 February 2015. 

Teaching Responsibilities

XGR504 Advanced Analytical Techniques (CSL)

KRA343 Structure and Materials


See publication list in WARP

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Karsten studied mineralogy in Hannover and Clausthal in Germany focussing predominantly on analytical geochemistry and applied mineralogy. He obtained his Dipl.Min. (Masters) in 1996 with a thesis on the analysis of sewage sludge ashes (to be used as an additive in brick making) and his Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) in 2000 with an EPMA-focussed work on the trace element distribution in basalt dikes intruded into evaporite domes (as a natural analogon to radioactive waste deposits). During his PhD he also operated the Cameca SX100 microprobe of Clausthal Uni. Afterwards he worked several years as a PostDoc in the field of materials science, investigating ionic transport in semiconducting oxides by means of high temperature experiments and SIMS and EPMA analyses.