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The Preparation and Handling of Hydrated and Liquid Samples for In Situ Imaging Using TEM

The Preparation and Handling of Hydrated and Liquid Samples for In Situ Imaging Using TEM

Protochips manufactures the Poseidon system to enable in situ imaging of liquid and hydrated samples in the transmission electron microscope (TEM). [More]
Imaging Gold Nanoparticles of Different Sizes in Liquid Using Transmission Electron Microscopy

Imaging Gold Nanoparticles of Different Sizes in Liquid Using Transmission Electron Microscopy

A number of applications demand imaging of wet specimens with the help of electron microscopy. [More]
Using In Situ Liquid Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) to Image Viral Assemblies

Using In Situ Liquid Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) to Image Viral Assemblies

This article describes an experiment that involves imaging of rotavirus particles in solution with a Poseidon™ in situ liquid TEM holder. [More]
Sample Preparation Methods for Focused Ion Beam (FIB) Analysis of Samples Using Thermal and Electrical E-Chips

Sample Preparation Methods for Focused Ion Beam (FIB) Analysis of Samples Using Thermal and Electrical E-Chips

Focused ion beam (FIB) analysis techniques have been used to prepare samples like solar cells, integrated circuits, batteries and magnetic media on electrical and thermal E-chips. This sample preparation procedure is quite tedious. [More]
Using Transmission Electron Microscopy to Measure the Sintering and Melting Characteristics of Silver Nanoparticles

Using Transmission Electron Microscopy to Measure the Sintering and Melting Characteristics of Silver Nanoparticles

Metal nanoparticles exhibit improved properties at the nanoscale and are extensively studied for applications in catalysis, plasmonics and nanoelectronics. [More]
Imaging Liposomes in Liquid Using Transmission Electron Microscopy

Imaging Liposomes in Liquid Using Transmission Electron Microscopy

Soft materials such as micelles and liposomes hold promise in the pharmaceutical sector as drug delivery vehicles. As the interest in accurate drug delivery is increasing, these microemulsions need to be examined in a liquid environment such as in a living system. [More]
Nanomechanical Testing Under Vacuum - An Interview with Michael Davies

Nanomechanical Testing Under Vacuum - An Interview with Michael Davies

In this interview, Michael Davies from Micro Materials Ltd (MML) talks about the new NanoTest Xtreme, which offers nanomechanical testing capabilities under vacuum as well as at elevated temperatures. [More]
Characterization of Multi-Junction Solar Cells Using Combined Atomic Force Microscopy and Confocal Optical Spectroscopy

Characterization of Multi-Junction Solar Cells Using Combined Atomic Force Microscopy and Confocal Optical Spectroscopy

The sun is an abundant, easily accessible power source which is presently underutilized and will probably be the only choice for electric power in the near future. [More]
Analyzing Li-ion Batteries Using Combined Atomic Force Microscopy and Raman Microscopy

Analyzing Li-ion Batteries Using Combined Atomic Force Microscopy and Raman Microscopy

Lithium batteries, a power source for many portable devices such as cellular phones, laptops, camcorder, etc. are also used in electrical vehicles and aerospace and military applications. The development of advanced lithium batteries is growing rapidly. [More]
Analyzing Pharmaceutical Tablet Surfaces Using Combined Atomic Force Microscopy and Raman Microscopy

Analyzing Pharmaceutical Tablet Surfaces Using Combined Atomic Force Microscopy and Raman Microscopy

Raman microscopy is extensively used in the pharmaceutical sector. [More]
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