- Practical Electron Microscopy and Database -
- An Online Book -  

This book (Practical Electron Microscopy and Database) is a reference for TEM and SEM students, operators, engineers, technicians, managers, and researchers.


Steels are body-centered cubic at low temperatures and face-centered cubic at high temperatures.

The martensitic transformation in steel represents the most economical example of diffusionless phase transformations but an increasing number of alternatives, such as shape memory alloys, are becoming important as well.

A microtome for specimen-sectioning is a tool used to cut extremely thin slices from bulk material. Specimens in thickness between 50 nm and 100 µm can be prepared for both transmission light microscopy and transmission electron microscopy. This method use steel, glass, or diamond blades depending on the specimen being sliced and the desired thickness of the sections needed. For instance, steel blades are often used to prepare sections of animal or plant tissues for light microscopy histology. Note that the materials might damage the knives.




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