Contrast Transfer Function of a Transmission Electron Microscope

– Key Term for Phase Contrast in HRTEM –
  • Nobuo Tanaka


As explained in Chap.  16, a lens is a kind of phase shifter depending on incident angle of optical ray to the lens. In this section, we derive the formula of the phase shift. Let us start with the function of a convex lens.


Spatial Frequency Objective Lens Lattice Fringe High Spatial Frequency Spherical Aberration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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