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Preparation of Films with Holes for Electron Microscopy

Naturevolume 212page106 (1966) | Download Citation



PERFORATED, or “holey”, supporting films are constantly required in electron microscopy. They are necessary for the correction of astigmatism, and are invaluable for obtaining the best resolution, because they simplify focusing at high magnification, and allow areas of the specimen to be examined unimpeded by supporting film.

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  1. Medical Research Council Unit for Research on the Experimental Pathology of the Skin, Medical School, University of Birmingham



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