Definition of Electron microscopy

1. Noun. Microscopy with the use of electron microscopes.

Generic synonyms: Microscopy

Definition of Electron microscopy

1. Noun. microscopy carried out using an electron microscope ¹

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Medical Definition of Electron microscopy

1. Any form of microscopy in which the interactions of electrons with the specimens are used to provide information about the final structure of that specimen. In transmission electron microscopy the diffraction and adsorption of electrons as the electron beam passes normally through the specimen is imaged to provide information on the specimen. In scanning electron microscopy an electron beam falls at a nonnormal angle on the specimen and the image is derived from the scattered and reflected electrons. Secondary X-rays generated by the interaction of electrons with various elements in the specimen may be used for electron microprobe analysis. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Electron Microscopy

electron diffraction
electron donor
electron gun
electron guns
electron image
electron interferometer
electron interferometry
electron lens
electron magneton
electron micrograph
electron micrographs
electron microprobe
electron microscope
electron microscopes
electron microscopic
electron microscopy (current term)
electron multiplier
electron neutrino
electron neutrinos
electron number
electron optical axis
electron optical system
electron optics
electron orbit
electron pair
electron paramagnetic resonance
electron probe
electron probe microanalyser
electron probe microanalysis
electron radiation

Literary usage of Electron microscopy

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... electron microscope) uniquely combines scanning electron microscopy with transmission electron microscopy. In the scanning mode, magnification to ЮО. ..."

2. Visualizing Chemistry: The Progress and Promise of Advanced Chemical Imaging by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"electron microscopy Since its invention nearly 100 years ago, electron microscopy (EM) has developed into a remarkably versatile imaging tool. ..."

3. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), National Science Foundation See 0635 0368 Scanning Transmission electron microscopy Facility Department of Energy ..."

4. Inside the Cell by Maya Pines (1990)
"electron microscopy is also undergoing some exciting developments. ... In 1989, researchers reported using scanning tunneling electron microscopy to obtain, ..."

5. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) is used to study the surface features of cells and ... Transmission electron microscopy is used to examine viruses or the ..."

6. Stabilization of Arsenic Wastes by Max Taylor, Robert Fuessle (1995)
"STABILIZATION OF ARSENIC WASTES 4.7 Scanning electron microscopy Scanning electron microscopy with x-ray emission analysis was carried out on a series of ..."

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