© 1989

Transmission Electron Microscopy

Physics of Image Formation and Microanalysis


Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 36)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Ludwig Reimer
    Pages 1-18
  3. Ludwig Reimer
    Pages 19-49
  4. Ludwig Reimer
    Pages 50-85
  5. Ludwig Reimer
    Pages 136-191
  6. Ludwig Reimer
    Pages 375-430
  7. Ludwig Reimer
    Pages 431-463
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 465-547

About this book


The aim of this book is to present the theory of image and contrast formation and the analytical modes in transmission electron microscopy. The principles of particle and wave optics of electrons are described. Electron-specimen interactions are discussed for evaluating the theory of scattering and phase contrast. Also discussed are the kinematical and dynamical theories of electron diffraction and their applications for crystal structure determination and imaging of lattice defects. X-ray microanalysis and energy-loss spectroscopy are treated as analytical methods. The second edition includes discussion of recent progress, especially in the areas of energy-loss spectroscopy, crystal-lattice imaging and reflection electron microscopy.


Electron Microscopes Electron and Ion Emission Materials Science crystal crystal structure damage diffraction electron electron diffraction electron microscope electron microscopy material materials science microscopy scattering spectroscopy transmission electron microscopy X-ray

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Physikalisches InstitutWestfälische Wilhelms-Universität MünsterMünsterFed. Rep. of Germany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Book Subtitle Physics of Image Formation and Microanalysis
  • Authors Ludwig Reimer
  • Series Title Springer Series in Optical Sciences
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-540-50499-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-662-21579-1
  • Series ISSN 0342-4111
  • Series E-ISSN 1556-1534
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XIII, 547
  • Number of Illustrations 127 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Solid State Physics
    Spectroscopy and Microscopy
    Biological and Medical Physics, Biophysics
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