Quantifying and Processing HRTEM Images

  • David B. Williams
  • C. Barry Carter


In this chapter we will equate our title with the use of the computer. We will simply use image processing to extract more information from a TEM image than we can obtain by eye. In the past the optical bench was also used for this purpose, but the number of optical benches is negligible compared to the number of computers now found in every TEM lab. Optical benches did allow us to form DPs which we could then modify to produce a processed image. This analog approach has now largely been replaced by its digital counterpart. The computer can be much cheaper than the optical bench and is far more flexible. The number of software packages which are designed for, or can easily be adapted to, TEM is also growing.


HRTEM Image Adaptive Filter Simulated Image Bloch Wave Tilt Boundary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David B. Williams
    • 1
  • C. Barry Carter
    • 2
  1. 1.Lehigh UniversityBethlehemUSA
  2. 2.University of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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