Electron Microscope Photography

 Outstanding Examples of Electron Microscope Photography

Hydrothermal worm
Captured by Philippe Crassous

Instrument used: Quanta Family
Magnification: 57
Horizontal Field Width: 5.26 mm
Vacuum: 10-4 mbar
Voltage: 5.0
Spot: 5.0
Working Distance: 12mm
Detector: SE

Electron microscopes help bring nanoscience to life, providing a level of detail to scientists that was simply not available mere decades ago. The FEI Company is a worldwide leader in electron microscope technology. Below you will find a small collection of images from scientists around the world using FEI technology. Be sure to check out their extensive Flickr page with nearly 600 images and growing!

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Caterpillar
Captured by Oliver Meckes

Instrument used: Quanta Family
Magnification: 30x
Horizontal Field Width: 5mm
Vacuum: high vac.
Detector: SE+BSE

Spider’s Head
Captured by Oliver Meckes

Instrument used: Quanta Family
Magnification: 50x
Vacuum: Low Vac.
Voltage: 7 kV
Spot: 3
Working Distance: app.12mm
Detector: LFD + BSE

 Outstanding Examples of Electron Microscope PhotographyWorm polychaete
Captured by Philippe Crassous

Instrument used: Quanta Family
Magnification: 150
Horizontal Field Width: 1.99mm
Vacuum: 10-4mbar
Voltage: 5
Spot: 4
Working Distance: 11.4
Detector: SE

 Outstanding Examples of Electron Microscope PhotographyWater Mite
Captured by Nicole Ottawa

Instrument used: Quanta Family
Magnification: 700x
Horizontal Field Width: 183µm
Vacuum: 40 Pa
Voltage: 7 kV
Spot: 3
Working Distance: app. 10mm
Detector: SE+BSE

 Outstanding Examples of Electron Microscope PhotographyParasitic Mite on Mosquito Larva
Captured by Nicole Ottawa

Instrument used: Quanta Family
Magnification: 200
Horizontal Field Width: app. 500 µm
Vacuum: High-Vac
Voltage: 7kv
Spot: 3
Working Distance: 9,8
Detector: LFD, BSE

 Outstanding Examples of Electron Microscope PhotographyMosquito Larva and Parasite
Captured by Nicole Ottawa

Instrument used: Quanta Family
Magnification: 60
Horizontal Field Width: 2000 µm
Vacuum: High-Vac
Voltage: 7kv
Spot: 3
Working Distance: 10,3
Detector: LFD, BSE

 Outstanding Examples of Electron Microscope PhotographyMarine worm
Captured by Philippe Crassous

Instrument used: Quanta Family
Magnification: 58
Horizontal Field Width: 2 mm
Vacuum: 10-4 mbar
Voltage: 5 KV
Spot: 4.0
Working Distance: 10.0 mm
Detector: SE

 Outstanding Examples of Electron Microscope PhotographyTardigr Pm kenianus
This tardigrade, first discovered in Africa, feeds on bacteria and protozoan.
Captured by Oliver Meckes

Instrument used: Quanta Family
Magnification: 300x
Vacuum: high
Voltage: 7kv
Spot: 3
Working Distance: 9mm
Detector: SE+BSE+BSE

 Outstanding Examples of Electron Microscope PhotographyLeg of a Gekko
Captured by Oliver Meckes

Image Details
Instrument used: Quanta Family
Magnification: 120x
Vacuum: Low Vac Mode, 100 Pa
Voltage: 15kv
Spot: 3
Working Distance: app. 8mm
Detector: LFD, BSE, BSE

 Outstanding Examples of Electron Microscope PhotographyVisit Twisted Sifter & FEI Company Flickr

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