Shadowing

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shadowing

procedure much used in electron microscopy, in which a thin layer of material, usually heavy metal or carbon, is deposited onto a surface from one side, in such a way as to cast shadows. Deposition is usually done by vapourising the metal on an electrode under vacuum.

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