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TEM Basics

 
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Electron - atom interaction

In TEM a thin specimen is illuminated with electrons, the primary electrons. This section details some of the interactions between those electrons and the specimen.

What is meant by 'thin' for a TEM specimen? Consider this in terms of the previous simulation and bear it in mind during later parts of this module.

 
 

 
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