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Electron gun

Every electron microscope, of whatever type, must have a source of high energy primary electrons - an electron gun. The function of the gun is to produced a fine beam of electrons of precisely controlled energy (i.e. velocity) all coming from a small source region.
 

 

 

What electron energy range is commonly used for TEM?

 

 
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