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ECET 499N Lecture 8: Electron Microscopy

By Eric Stach

Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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  • Scanning electron microscopy
    • Electron-specimen interactions
    • How do you make a microscope?
    • Typical images from composites/nanotube composites, as an example
  • Focused ion beam microscopy
  • Transmission electron microscopy
    • Operation modes: diffraction & imaging
    • More ‘typical’ images …

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  • Eric Stach (2010), "ECET 499N Lecture 8: Electron Microscopy," http://nanohub.org/resources/8587.

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