Electron, Acoustic, and Tunneling Microscopy of Minerals

  • H.-R. Wenk
  • A. C. McLaren
  • G. M. Pennock
  • V. A. Drits
  • H. R. Wenk
  • U. Beller
  • A. V. Ermakov
  • S. V. Titkov
Part of the Advanced Mineralogy book series (AM, volume 2)

Abstract

There are basically two distinct types of electron microscope. The transmission electron microscope (TEM) is the analog of the transmission hght microscope and provides information about the internal structure of a specimen which is thin enough to be transparent to the electron beam. The scanning electron microscope (SEM) provides information about the surface structure of the specimen. Nowadays, both types of microscope are commonly equipped with an energy dispersive X-ray detector for measuring the intensities of the characteristic X-rays which are emitted by the specimen and hence its chemical composition.

Keywords

Clay Calcite GaAs Hull Perovskite 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • H.-R. Wenk
  • A. C. McLaren
  • G. M. Pennock
  • V. A. Drits
  • H. R. Wenk
  • U. Beller
  • A. V. Ermakov
  • S. V. Titkov

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