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6 Applications of SEM & EDS in Pharmaceutical Sciences

In the evolving landscape of pharmaceutical research and development, the goal to understand the micro and nanoscale properties of therapeutics is vital. Central to this…


Posted: February 14, 2024 | Technology: Scanning Electron Microscopy

Thermionic vs. Field Emission Sources: 4 Key Differences

The electron source is one of the most critical components of a scanning electron microscope (SEM) because it determines the quality, brightness, and size of…


Posted: January 31, 2024 | Technology: Scanning Electron Microscopy

What’s the Difference Between SEM & TEM?

Electron microscopy is best known as a high-powered microscopy technique that utilizes a beam of electrons as a source of illumination. In an electron microscope,…


Posted: January 10, 2024 | Technology: Scanning Electron Microscopy

Why Use Low Accelerating Voltage for SEM Imaging

Scanning electron microscopes (SEM) function by rastering a sample with a focused beam of electrons to produce high-resolution images of the sample surface. The generated…


Posted: January 3, 2024 | Technology: Scanning Electron Microscopy

Four Transformative Benefits of SEM Automation for Handling Repetitive Tasks

SEM is a high-resolution imaging technique that uses a focused electron beam to generate high-resolution images of the surface morphology and the elemental composition of…


Posted: December 27, 2023 | Technology: Scanning Electron Microscopy

Desktop STEM as a Sample Screening Tool for TEM

Sample preparation for cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM) can be a demanding and expensive process, requiring several rounds of purification and screening to isolate the macromolecules…


Posted: November 3, 2023 | Technology: Cryo-EM, STEM, Scanning Electron Microscopy

The Role of SEM in the Medical Device Industry

Implantable medical devices are continually pushing the boundaries of what is possible when modern medicine and engineering join forces. An implantable medical device is an…


Posted: October 11, 2023 | Technology: Scanning Electron Microscopy

Particle Analysis in Additive Manufacturing 

From supersonic jets to prosthetic knees, 3D-printed parts are revolutionizing design and production across industries. Printed components are no longer just prototypes, but now perform…


Posted: October 4, 2023 | Technology: Scanning Electron Microscopy

The Role of Scanning Electron Microscopy in the Automotive Industry

From zippy city scooters to heavy duty haulers, modern automobiles are assemblies of thousands of precisely manufactured components working in harmony to ensure smooth and…


Posted: September 20, 2023 | Technology: Scanning Electron Microscopy

Applications of SEM in Semiconductor Device Failure Analysis

Failure analysis (FA) is an essential methodology that engineers use in the development process of semiconductor devices, like the CPU found in your smartphone or…


Posted: September 6, 2023 | Technology: Scanning Electron Microscopy

Decoding the Best Phenom SEM for Your Needs

Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) is an incredibly adaptable analytical method that generates high-resolution images by scanning a focused electron beam across the surface of a…


Posted: August 30, 2023 | Technology: Scanning Electron Microscopy

Which Electron Detector is Right for Your Application?

Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) is a technique that employs a focused beam of electrons to scan a surface, point by point, to examine a sample’s…


Posted: July 19, 2023 | Technology: Scanning Electron Microscopy

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