Methanol Applied in TEM Sample Preparation
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TEM specimens of Be borides were prepared by crushing the materials in methanol in a boron carbide mortar and pestle that allowed a drop of the sample in suspension to dry on a lacey C coated Cu TEM grid. [1]

[1] Laurence A. J. Garvie, Peter R. Buseck, and Peter Rez, Characterization of Beryllium–Boron-Bearing Materials by Parallel Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy (PEELS), Journal of Solid State Chemistry 133, 347 - 355 (1997).




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