Selection of Preparation Techniques Based on Material Problems and TEM Analyses

  • Jeanne Ayache
  • Luc Beaunier
  • Jacqueline Boumendil
  • Gabrielle Ehret
  • Danièle Laub


The best choice of preparation technique is the one that produces a suitable thin slice of the material to be investigated. The technique must also be suitable for the different TEM analyses and should contain a minimum of artifacts.


Fine Particle Biological Material Transmission Electron Microscopy Analysis Transmission Electron Microscopy Observation Preparation Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeanne Ayache
    • 1
  • Luc Beaunier
    • 2
  • Jacqueline Boumendil
    • 3
  • Gabrielle Ehret
    • 4
  • Danièle Laub
    • 5
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Microscopie Moléculaire et CellulaireInstitut Gustave Roussy Unité mixte CNRS-UMR8126-IGRVillejuif CXFrance
  2. 2.Labo. Interfaces et Systèmes ElectrochimiquesUniversité Paris VI UPR 15 CNRS Boîte courrier 133Paris CX 05France
  3. 3.Centre de Microscopie Electronique Appliquée à la Biologie et à la GéologieUniversité Lyon IVilleurbanne CXFrance
  4. 4.Inst. Physique et Chimie des MatériauxUniversité Strasbourg CNRS-UMR 7504Strasbourg CX 2France
  5. 5.Faculté des Sciences de Base Centre Interdisciplinaire de Microscopie ElectroniqueEcole Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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