Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) is explained in this video and, using a scanning electron microscope, a sample for demonstration is studied. The first part of the conference is dedicated to learning the basics with the help of animations and the second part shows how the real SEM really works.
The SEM demonstration measurement was performed at the Institute of Physics of the University of Tartu.
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