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magnification electron microscope

Post by zerofantasy » Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:24 am

Hi! I can't seem to find this information anywhere.

What is the magnification of an electron microscope?
Of scanning? Or transmission?

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Post by Jammerz » Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:26 am

According to wikipedia, the magnifying power of a TEM is about 50 million times.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electron_microscope

At these magnifications however, I think the more important information to know about electron microscopes is resolution... you can read more about the resolution of EMs here:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fc ... .1715#1749

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Post by futulam » Mon Nov 05, 2007 6:36 am

ems is about 20,000x and tms is about 200,000x

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