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Modern Electron Microscopy in Physical and Life Sciences


This book brings a broad review of recent global developments in theory, instrumentation, and practical applications of electron microscopy. It was created by 13 contributions from experts in different fields of electron microscopy and technology from over 20 research institutes worldwide.

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Modern Electron Microscopy in Physical and Life SciencesEdited by Milos Janecek

Published: February 18th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/60494

ISBN: 978-953-51-2252-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5063-3

Copyright year: 2016

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41879 Total Chapter Downloads

43 Crossref Citations

72 Web of Science Citations

107 Dimensions Citations


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1. Electron Diffraction

By Mohsen Asadi Asadabad and Mohammad Jafari Eskandari


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2. Spatiotemporal Calibration of Electron Microscopes

By Abed Malti


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3. Scanning Electron Microscopy with a Retarded Primary Beam

By Luděk Frank


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4. Microstructure Evolution in Ultrafine-grained Magnesium Alloy AZ31 Processed by Severe Plastic Deformation

By Jitka Stráská, Josef Stráský, Peter Minárik, Miloš Janeček and Robert Král


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5. Combined Transmission Electron Microscopy – In situ Observation of the Formation Process and Measurement of Physical Properties for Single Atomic-Sized Metallic Wires

By Hideki Masuda


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6. Focused Ion Beams (FIB) — Novel Methodologies and Recent Applications for Multidisciplinary Sciences

By Meltem Sezen


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7. Immunogold Techniques in Electron Microscopy

By Mogana Das Murtey


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8. Sample Preparations for Scanning Electron Microscopy – Life Sciences

By Mogana Das Murtey and Patchamuthu Ramasamy


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9. Evaluation of the Glomerular Filtration Barrier by Electron Microscopy

By Diogo Benchimol de Souza, Bianca Martins Gregório, Marlene Benchimol and Fernanda Amorim de Morais Nascimento


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10. TEM as an Important Tool to Study Aquatic Microorganisms and their Relationships with Ecological Processes

By Thiago P. Silva, Juliana P. Gamalier and Rossana C.N. Melo


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11. Observation of Fungi, Bacteria, and Parasites in Clinical Skin Samples Using Scanning Electron Microscopy

By Ran Yuping, Zhuang Kaiwen, Hu Wenying, Huang Jinghong, Feng Xiaowei, Chen Shuang, Tang Jiaoqing, Xu Xiaoxi, Kang Daoxian, Lu Yao, Zhang Ruifeng, Ran Xin, Wan Huiying, Lama Jebina, Dai Yalin and Zhang Chaoliang


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12. Structure and Dynamics of Macromolecular Assemblies from Electron Microscopy Maps

By Xiongwu Wu and Bernard R. Brooks


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13. Development of Myeloid Dendritic Cells under the Influence of Sexual Hormones Visualized using Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy

By Josef Neumüller, Sylvia Emanuela Neumüller-Guber, Johannes Huber, Adolf Ellinger and Thomas Wagner


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