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High-Resolution Electron Microscopy
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High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

John C. H. Spence

Abstract

High-resolution electron microscopy covers both the practice and theory of atomic-resolution transmission electron microscopy (TEM) in all its modern forms and applications, with the aim of ‘seeing atoms’ This new edition takes full account of the discovery of aberration correction techniques, which now allow electron microscopes to see detail as small as one atom. The type and arrangement of atoms gives materials their properties and organisms their function. The book presents clearly the underlying theory of atomic-resolution TEM and scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM), and also ... More

Keywords: atomic-resolution imaging, transmission electron microscope, seeing atoms, high-resolution microscopy, phase contrast, STEM, TEM, electron microscope, cryo-electron microscopy, electron optics, field emission, electron detectors, nanoscience

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199668632
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668632.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John C. H. Spence, author
Regent’s Professor of Physics, Arizona State University