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Fundamentals of Scanning Electron Microscopy

  • S. H. Aharinejad
  • A. Lametschwandtner

Abstract

Although vascular corrosion casts can be studied light microscopically by the dissecting microscope the fine details which today’s casting media replicate can be resolved by the scanning electron microscope (SEM) only. The high depth of focus, the high resolution together with the possibility of manipulating the specimen under the electron beam have made the scanning electron microscope a valuable tool for a thorough study of vascular corrosion casts.

Keywords

Diffusion Pump Specimen Chamber High Vacuum System Backscatter Electron Detector Vascular Corrosion 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Aharinejad
    • 1
  • A. Lametschwandtner
    • 2
  1. 1.First Department of AnatomyUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Department of Experimental ZoologyUniversity of SalzburgSalzburgAustria

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