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10 Points to Consider when Making Buying Decisions for Tabletop SEM

We recently contributed to an article to help point our topics to consider when buying an SEM.  This article is published on AZoM.com. The market for tabletop Scanning Electron Microscopes has increased considerably due to the general shift toward smaller, faster, and more economical instrumentation. For a prospective buyer, the landscape of current offerings [...]

10 Points to Consider when Making Buying Decisions for Tabletop SEM2017-10-01T11:50:05-08:00

How do Tungsten filaments compare to Phenom’s CeB6 source?

How do Tungsten filaments compare to Phenom's CeB6 source? This question requires a bit of explanation as there is not a simple answer.   This article is provided as clarification in response to the following Blog post: http://blog.phenom-world.com/sem-electron-source-ceb6-right-choice. typical Tungsten Cathode typical LaB6 or CeB6 Cathode Most [...]

How do Tungsten filaments compare to Phenom’s CeB6 source?2017-10-01T12:27:13-08:00

Magnification or Resolution – which is more important?

Magnification versus Resolution - which is more important? We often get asked about magnification in Tabletop SEM.  Magnification is a relative term since the actual magnified size of an image depends on how it is displayed.  This is why the micrographs captured by Scanning Electron Microscopes almost always contain a "scale bar" so that [...]

Magnification or Resolution – which is more important?2017-10-01T11:22:57-08:00