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  • Automobilindustrie und Transport Industriemikroskope

    Automobilindustrie und Transport Industriemikroskope

    Leica ist Ihr zuverlässiger Partner für Bildgebungslösungen, die Ihnen zu einem Wettbewerbsvorteil verhelfen können. Mit unseren intelligenten Mikroskopsystemen können Sie sich voll darauf…
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  • Zellkultur

    Zellkultur

    Das Züchten von Zellkulturen unter Laborbedingungen ist die Basis wissenschaftlichen Arbeitens in der Zellbiologie, Krebsforschung, Entwicklungsbiologie oder jeder Art von biowissenschaftlicher und…
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  • Visualization of DNA Molecules

    Visualization of DNA Molecules

    Precise low angle rotary shadowing with heavy metals (like platinum) can be used in transmission electron microscopy (TEM) to observe molecular details of objects previously absorbed on a thin, low…
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  • Carbon Coating for Polymeric Materials

    Carbon Coating for Polymeric Materials

    Application Note fo Leica EM ACE600 - A solid understanding of polymer property-structure relationships is critical to improve and shorten development routes to new products. A direct way to determine…
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  • High-Resolution Carbon Coating: How much Carbon is too much?

    High-Resolution Carbon Coating: How much Carbon is too much?

    Application Note for Leica EM ACE600 - Carbon support films are routinely used for high resolution TEM. Thickness is one of the main criteria to assess its usefulness for a particular experiment.…
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  • Each Atom Counts: Protect Your Samples Prior to FIB Processing

    Each Atom Counts: Protect Your Samples Prior to FIB Processing

    Application Note for Leica EM ACE600 - Focused ion beam (FIB) technology has become an indispensable tool for site-specific TEM sample preparation. It allows to extract electron transparent specimens…
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  • Ultra-thin Carbon Support Films for Improved STEM-EELS Analysis of Nanoparticles

    Ultra-thin Carbon Support Films for Improved STEM-EELS Analysis of Nanoparticles

    Application Note for Leica EM ACE600 - Recent developments in aberration corrected transmission electron microscopes as well as further improvements in monochromaters and spectrometers have pushed the…
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  • Ways to Reveal More from your Samples: Ultra-Thin Carbon Films

    Ways to Reveal More from your Samples: Ultra-Thin Carbon Films

    Application Note for Leica EM ACE600 - Much of the battle involved in obtaining good transmission electron microscopy data is in the specimen preparation itself. Even though some nanomaterials are…
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  • Cryo-SEM Imaging of Latex Paint

    Cryo-SEM Imaging of Latex Paint

    Application Note for Leica EM VCT100, Leica EM ACE600 - A thin layer of latex paint was spread on a clean, scored, silicon chip. The sample was immediately plunge frozen in liquid ethane and…
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  • Improvement of Metallic Thin Films for HR-SEM by Using DC Magnetron Sputter Coater

    Improvement of Metallic Thin Films for HR-SEM by Using DC Magnetron Sputter Coater

    Preparation techniques, like several kinds of coating methods play an important role for high resolution scanning electron microscopy (HR-SEM). Nonconductive sample like biological and synthetic…
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  • High Pressure Freezing with Light Stimulation

    High Pressure Freezing with Light Stimulation

    Sun screen lotion was carefully filled in the 100 μm incision of a 3 mm copper/gold plated flat carrier and covered with 3 mm sapphire disk. The sun screen lotion sample was then high pressure frozen…
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  • Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation: “The Future is Cold, Dynamic and Hybrid”

    Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation: “The Future is Cold, Dynamic and Hybrid”

    In 2014, the renowned Electron Microscopy for Materials Science (EMAT) research lab at the University Antwerp, Belgium, and Leica Microsystems started a fruitful collaboration to establish a Leica…
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  • How to Clean a Coater

    How to Clean a Coater

    Coating of samples is required in the field of electron microscopy to enable or improve the imaging of samples. Compared to the traditional coater design, all parts of a Leica EM ACE Coater can be…
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  • Glycerol Spraying/Platinum Low Angle Rotary Shadowing of DNA with the Leica EM ACE600 e-beam

    Glycerol Spraying/Platinum Low Angle Rotary Shadowing of DNA with the Leica EM ACE600 e-beam

    Glycerol spraying/low angle rotary shadowing (Aebi and Baschong, 2006) is a preparation technique used in biology to visualize structures yielding insufficent contrast with other techniques, due to…
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  • Brief Introduction to Coating Technology for Electron Microscopy

    Brief Introduction to Coating Technology for Electron Microscopy

    Coating of samples is required in the field of electron microscopy to enable or improve the imaging of samples. Creating a conductive layer of metal on the sample inhibits charging, reduces thermal…
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  • Carbon Thickness Evaluation in Electron Microscopy

    Carbon Thickness Evaluation in Electron Microscopy

    The coating layers applied and used for electron microscopy imaging are commonly controlled and measured by quartz crystals. These crystals oscillate with a certain frequency (around 6 megahertz when…
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  • Biological Electron Microscopy

    Biological Electron Microscopy

    The Electron Microscopy (EM) laboratory in the School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Durham University is an integral part of a wider facility spanning a range of advanced imaging tools…
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