Scanning Electron Microscopy of Biological Material

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THE scanning electron microscope has been used for biological work1,2 but in general the results were disappointing because of the poor contrast obtained with secondary or back-scattered electron read-out.

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    Thornley, R. F. M., Proc. European Regional Conf. Electron Micros., Delft, 1, 173 (1960).

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    Smith, K. C. A., thesis, Univ. Cambridge.

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    Davoine, F., Bernard, P., and Pinard, P., Proc. European Regional Conf. Electron Micros., Delft, 1, 165 (1960).

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    Davey, J. P., Conf. Nonconventional Electron Micros., Cambridge (1965).

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    Pease, R. F. W., and Nixon, W. C., J. Sci. Instrum., 42, 82 (1965).

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