Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 September 2013

432 Pages | 163 b/w illustrations, 4 colour plates


ISBN: 9780199668632

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High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

Fourth Edition

John C. H. Spence

  • Completely updated 4th edition of classic source book
  • Clear and practical instructions
  • Comprehensive coverage of both theory and practice
  • Pedagogically sound and coherent single-author text

New to this Edition:

  • Electron holography
  • Aberration correction
  • Field-emission guns
  • Imaging filters
  • Super-resolution methods
  • Ptychography
  • Ronchigrams
  • Tomography
  • Image quantification and simulation
  • Radiation damage
  • Measurement of electron-optical parameters
  • Detectors (CCD cameras, Image plates and direct-injection solid state detectors)
  • Comprehensive treatment of theory of Scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) and Z-contrast
  • Associated techniques, such as energy-loss spectroscopy, Alchemi, nanodiffraction, environmental TEM, twisty beams for magnetic imaging, and cathodoluminescence
  • Includes sources of software for image interpretation and electron-optical design

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