scanning electron microscopy

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scanning electron microscopy (SEM)

the technique using a scanning electron microscope on a specimen. See also scanning electron microscope.
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Thus, the detailed pollen morphological characteristics of 10 cultivars as representatives of jujube distributed in Iran was investigated by using scanning electron microscopy.
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In order to characterize the defect region, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) coupled with energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS) was utilized.
These include x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy with energy dispersive spectrometry, cathodoluminescence, and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy.
Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and electron spectroscopy for chemical analysis (ESCA) were employed to interpret the interactions between polymer molecules and rosin size particles.
Current measurement methods such as scanning electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, and optical scatterometry, face significant challenges in the characterization of dense, high aspect ratio, nanoscale features because, in general, smaller structures are increasingly difficult to measure.
Host parasite relations were evaluated by means of light microscopy, transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM).
Scanning electron microscopy demonstrated that Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus epidermidis both formed bacterial biofilms on tracheostomy tubes in vitro.
Today the most reliable method for detecting gunshot residue (GSR) is through the combined use of scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS) of the X-rays produced.
Moreover, says PerkinElmer, the device's sensitivity, speed, and flexibility make it an excellent choice for analytical services and surface science labs seeking to complement their existing imaging techniques [such as scanning electron microscopy (SEM)] with a source of precise molecular information.

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