The Strategy of Analysis

  • Ron Anderson
  • J. N. Ramsey


This chapter addresses itself to the task of optimizing a researcher’s approach to a materials Analytical Electron Microscopy (AEM) problem. We will briefly discuss the AEM and related non-AEM techniques available and what each can tell us. The questions of where to start, the optimum strategy for problem solving, routes to avoid and useful shortcuts will be discussed. After we discuss strategies for analysis, there will be several examples of successful and unsuccessful applications of AEM. These will show the synergism of complementary techniques.


Analytical Electron Microscopy Electron Beam Induce Current Specimen Preparation Technique Thick Film Conductor Analytical Electron Microscopy Study 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ron Anderson
    • 1
  • J. N. Ramsey
    • 1
  1. 1.International Business Machines CorporationHopewell JunctionUSA

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