Applications in Automated Microscopy

  • Richard Doornbos
  • Sjir van Loo
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)


Automation of measurements and automatic analysis of samples on a transmission electron microscope enables a large variety of new microscopy applications suited for industrial needs. The consequences of these new possibilities are profound. The current methods for performing measurements and analysis should be considered carefully in order to find the optimal procedures and conditions needed to deliver the required accuracy or throughput. This chapter shows how to design an automated microscopy application using a model-based approach for one specific application, viz. the size analysis of a mixture of particles.


Microscopy application Particle sizing Particle detection Experiment design 



The author likes to acknowledge Max Otten from FEI for sharing his experience in probe formation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research FellowEmbedded Systems InstituteEindhovenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Senior Research FellowEmbedded Systems InstituteEindhovenThe Netherlands

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