Hultgren Laboratory of Materials Science and Engineering at KTH

Welcome to the LIMS of the "Hultgren Laboratory", one of the 12 recognized central infrastructures of KTH. Hultgren lab is an integrated part of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering along with the research units of Structures, Processing, and Properties. Hultgren provides access to a broad range of material characterization and sample preparation tools required for solid-state materials analysis to all academic and industrial researchers.

Please click on the Tools=>All Tools menu to view the tools available in the lab.

For KTH academic users

Independent access: If you would like to use any of the specific tools independently, you need to follow four steps.

1. Access to the LIMS system.

To obtain access to the LIMS website, please click the tab User Access, complete the two-page application form, and submit. One of the administrators will approve your application and you will receive a confirmation email.

2. Lab tour / Introduction to safety regulations

For this, you need to book time with one of the staff members of the lab, 

3. Access to the lab corridor

After the lab tour, you will get access to the lab corridor through your KTH card. More information is available after you log in to the LIMS.

4. Getting a license to operate the tool

Once you have full access to the LIMS page and lab corridor, you will be able to apply for a license to the required tools. For more information, log in to LIMS.

Dependent access: If you are interested in using any of the tools but do not want to get independent access to the lab/tool, please contact the instrument responsible for assistance. The name of the person responsible for the individual tool can be seen on the information page of each tool. The tool responsible can provide more information on the availability and capability of the tool.

For External Users

External academic and industrial users who are interested in accessing our facilities, please feel free to contact us at for detailed information.

User fee

Please find the revised user fee and support staff cost (for academic and industrial users) at this link.