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Electron Microscopes'

A transmission electron microscopes (TEM) can magnify a
sample up to one million times. The sample must be cut
extremely thin. An electron beam is directed onto the sample to
be magnified and some of the electrons pass through and form a
magnified image of the specimen.


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Thin section of E.coli bacteria

Example of SEM image

E.coli bacteria. Magnified 30,000x


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