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Laboratory Imaging & Photography by Michael Peres

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Chapter 11Scanning Electron Microscopy

TED KINSMAN

 

 

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This photomicrograph features a colored scanning electron micrograph (SEM) revealing the clotting of red blood cells collected from an eighteen-year-old patient. The red blood cells were just beginning to clot when this image was made. The image magnification was x2990 when printed at a distance of 10 cm wide. Image courtesy of Ted Kinsman.

Introduction

The primary use of scanning electron microscopy (SEM) is to observe topographical structures leading to the production of images with large depth of fields at relatively high magnifications. Current machines are now capable of performing ...

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