Image formation in the electron microscope

Louisa Meshi

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This chapter is an introduction to electron microscopy. Instrumentation, electron optical principles, formation of an image and diffraction in the transmission electron microscope, as well as contrast and basic principles of high resolution electron microscopy are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUniting Electron Crystallography and Powder Diffraction
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9789400755796
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameNATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
ISSN (Print)1874-6500


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