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LVEM5 Electron Microscope (Delong America)

Contact: milab.chemistry [at] (Mohini Ramkaran) - Location: PP202

Faces scheduling system group: MU_CHEM_AFM

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  • Nominal accelerating voltage 5kV


  • Specimen size standard Ø 3.05 mm grids
  • Resolving power 1.2 nm
  • Magnification range 1400 – 700 000x


  • Specimen size maximum 3 mm diameter, 0.2-0.5 mm thick
  • Resolving power 3 nm
  • Maximum magnification 100 000x
  • Maximum field of view 200 x 200 um
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