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How Much Does a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Cost?

A scanning electron microscope (SEM) is a powerful scientific instrument used for high-resolution imaging and surface elemental analysis. They work by scanning a focused beam…

Posted: June 7, 2023

How is Event-driven Detection Changing 4D-STEM?

Four-dimensional scanning transmission electron microscopy (4D-STEM) can yield a variety of atomically resolved measurements simultaneously, making it a widely used tool for both materials and…

Posted: May 31, 2023

Photo of multiple battery cells wired in series used as a representation of a battery cycler with electrical impedance spectroscopy testing
Why Measure Impedance on Every Channel in a Battery Cycler?

Electrochemical measurements are essential for understanding the characteristics of battery cells, which enables the development of batteries with longer cycle lives and more efficient charge…

Posted: May 18, 2023

Visualizing Skin Tissue Morphology with Scanning Electron Microscopy

The skin is the ultimate barrier to the human body, protecting it from mechanical damage, radiation, extreme temperatures, and pathogens. The skin consists of three…

Posted: May 17, 2023

Using the Phenom Desktop SEM for Quality Control at Menlo Micro

“We discovered Phenom has the best value with results close to a full-size SEM” – Dr Naomi C., Menlo Micro On occasion, we are given…

Posted: May 10, 2023

The Air Water Interface and Sample Preparation for Cryo-EM

The air-water interface (AWI) is essentially the chaotic boundary where a solution meets the air. When protein molecules in solution contact the AWI, they tend…

Posted: May 3, 2023

Workflow Automation in SEM Analysis 

Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) is an extremely versatile analytical technique that produces high-resolution images by scanning a focused electron beam across a sample surface. Within…

Posted: April 19, 2023

Which Electron Source is Best?  

The electron source is one of the most important components of a scanning electron microscope (SEM) and is a major factor in determining its maximum…

Posted: March 28, 2023

Why Use An SEM in Battery Research? 

The functional properties of a battery, not limited to just its performance, are inherently dependent upon the microstructure and surface morphology of electrodes and separators….

Posted: February 22, 2023

How to Combat Electric Charge Buildup in Scanning Electron Microscopy 

The fundamental unit of electric charge is the electron, an elementary particle that can be used in the domain of microscopy to see beyond the…

Posted: February 8, 2023

2023 Product Updates from Fluidnatek

Have you heard about the latest advancements in electrospinning technology? Follow us on LinkedIn to keep up with the most recent releases! New Biomedical Systems…

Posted: January 13, 2023

Desktop SEM vs Floor Model SEM: A Comparison

In the realms of scientific industry and research, scanning electron microscopes are among the most common imaging tools for studying the microstructures of materials. Microscopists…

Posted: January 9, 2023

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