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Scanning Electron Microscope

By John C. Bean

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

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Abstract

This resource describes a scanning electron microscope (SEM). It includes detailed depictions of how the electron beam is focused and used to create hugely magnified images of experimental specimens.

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John Bean, University of Virginia
Virtual Science Lab

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • (2005), "Scanning Electron Microscope," http://nanohub.org/resources/446.

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