The University of Arizona

MSE 488/588 - Scanning Electron Microscopy

Purpose

  • This course is designed to provide students with the necessary background and skills for independent SEM/EDS microanalysis on a wide variety of materials.

Goals

  • Students successfully completing the course will be capable of preparing their own samples, analyzing, and interpreting the results of their analysis.
  • Also expected is the ability to choose correct analytical techniques, procedures, and hardware; and incorporate data into an appropriate presentation of results.

MSE 488/588 Internet Resources:

SWEHSC - Microscopy and Imaging Resources on the WWW - http://swehsc.pharmacy.arizona.edu/exppath/micro/

ANL Microscopy Listserver and Archives - http://www.amc.anl.gov/

Microscopy Today - http://www.microscopy-today.com/

John Russ - Seeing the Scientific Image - http://www.drjohnruss.com/

Electron Optics Stack - http://www.mse.arizona.edu/groups/cnlme/stack/

SEM Stage Control Settings Guide - http://www.mse.arizona.edu/classes/mse488/488x04/Stage%20Settings.JPG

Sites:

SEM Optics. Required - www.mse.arizona.edu/Groups/cnlme/stack/

Digital Imaging Basics. Required - http://swehsc.pharmacy.arizona.edu/exppath/micro/

A Guide to Scanning Microscope Observation. A great reference for lab 1. - www.jeol.com/sem/docs.index.html

ANL Microscopy Listserver and Archives. Required - www.amc.anl.gov/

Microscopy Today - www.microscopy-today.com

Seeing the Scientific Image, Dr. John Russ - www.drjohnruss.com

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