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  • Cryo-SEM analysis of UV light stimulated sun screen lotion
    Science Lab Topic: EM Sample Preparation

    Cryo-SEM analysis of UV light stimulated sun screen lotion

    The EM ICE is the only available high-pressure freezer combining light stimulation with fast cryo fixation, a module mostly used for optogenetic approaches in neurobiology studies. However, this…
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  • High Pressure Freezing with Light Stimulation
    Science Lab Topic: EM Sample Preparation

    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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  • Brief Introduction to Freeze Fracture and Etching
    Science Lab Topic: EM Sample Preparation

    Brief Introduction to Freeze Fracture and Etching

    Freeze fracture describes the technique of breaking a frozen specimen to reveal internal structures. Freeze etching is the sublimation of surface ice under vacuum to reveal details of the fractured…
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  • Brief Introduction to Coating Technology for Electron Microscopy
    Science Lab Topic: EM Sample Preparation

    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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