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Cure for the winter blues: SEM images of snowflakes

By / February 8, 2011

We’ve reported in the past on the incredible magnification powers of scanning electron microscopes. An SEM is a type of electron microscope that images the sample surface by scanning it with a high-energy beam of electrons. The electrons interact with the atoms that make up the sample producing signals that contain information about the sample’s…

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