electron microscope elements
Instrument for determining the chemical composition of a specimen.
data record system
Instrument for saving data pertaining to the microscopic analysis onto media such as videocassette and DVD.
Photographic device that prints an image of the specimen onto a sensitive surface.
Console containing buttons for operating the microscope.
specimen positioning control
Buttons for precisely lining up a specimen in relation to the axis of the electron beam.
vacuum system console
Compartment housing the vacuum system.
Part of the microscope in which a specimen is placed for observation.
liquid nitrogen tank
Reservoir containing nitrogen to cool the spectrometer.
Device that usually consists of a tungsten filament that is heated to produce an intense electron beam, which illuminates the specimen.
control visual display
Screen that displays the image of the specimen enlarged and in relief (as a result of a surface scan by the beam), as well as data on the microscope’s operations.