Biophysical Electron Microscopy

Biophysical Electron Microscopy : Basic Concepts and Modern Techniques

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This book is an essential text for all biologists, biophysicists, and medical doctors who apply techniques of electron microscopy. Biologists and physicists have written the book in close collaboration so as to describe and explain these techniques in an accessible manner to a wide audience. This volume will have the double effect of encouraging biologists to experiment with techniques they have not yet tried and of inviting physicists to turn their skills to some of the unsolved problems of the biological specimen.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 540 pages
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123333555
  • 9780123333551

Table of contents

Introductory Survey on Instrumentation. Electron-Specimen Interactions. Introduction to Electron Diffraction of the Thin Specimens. Image Formation and Contrast. High-Resolution Electron Microscopy in Biology: Sample Preparation, Image Recording and Processing. High-Voltage Electron Microscopy in Biology. Image Analysis of Electron Micrographs. Radiation Damage in Biological Electron Microscopy. Low-Temperature Techniques. X-Ray Microanalysis. EELS: Instrumentation, Theory, Practice and Applications. Cathodoluminescence: New Methods in Scanning Electron Microscopy. Stereological Techniques in Biological Electron Microscopy. Index.
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