Aberration-corrected Analytical Electron Microscopy by Rik Brydson

By Rik Brydson

The ebook is worried with the speculation, heritage, and useful use of transmission electron microscopes with lens correctors that may right the results of round aberration. The ebook additionally covers a comparability with aberration correction within the TEM and functions of analytical aberration corrected STEM in fabrics technological know-how and biology. This publication is key for microscopists occupied with nanoscale and fabrics microanalysis in particular these utilizing scanning transmission electron microscopy, and similar analytical thoughts comparable to electron diffraction x-ray spectrometry (EDXS) and electron strength loss spectroscopy (EELS).

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A HAADF image, collected from electrons scattered in the angular range GENERAL INTRODUCTION-TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY 11 perhaps 50 to 200 mrad, therefore has a local intensity which strongly depends on composition, but depends less strongly on structure or precise orientation. If the specimen is uniformly thick in the area of interest the HAADF intensity can be directly related to the average atomic number in the column at each pixel. If the beam is less than one atom dimension in diameter, for instance in an aberration-corrected STEM, then atom column compositional resolution is therefore possible (strictly if we have strong channelling of the probe).

This expression implies strongly forward-peaked scattering in which the scattering is very much more likely to be through a very small angle. However, Rutherford scattering ignores screening of the nucleus by localised electrons and overestimates scattering at low angles. It also gives an infinite cross section if integrated over all angles! 2) Here γ (where γ = [1 − v 2 /c2 ]−1/2 ) is the relativistic factor for the electron velocity (v) relative to the speed of light (c), Z is the atomic number, a0 is the Bohr radius, q is the magnitude of the scattering vector and k = |k| is the magnitude of the wave vector of the incident electron (k = 2π/λ for an electron of wavelength λ, as defined above).

4. , 2001). Of particular interest to users of aberration-corrected instruments is high-angle annular dark field (HAADF) imaging. High-angle in this context signifies several tens of mrad, which is beyond the angle at which diffraction maxima (spots) of any significant intensity are found. High-angle scattered electrons are few in number, and mostly result from Rutherford scattering. 7. A HAADF image, collected from electrons scattered in the angular range GENERAL INTRODUCTION-TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY 11 perhaps 50 to 200 mrad, therefore has a local intensity which strongly depends on composition, but depends less strongly on structure or precise orientation.

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