Transmission Electron Microscopy: Theory & Applications


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The average transmission electron microscope can achieve what level of magnification?

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1. Which part of a transmission electron microscope is used to focus and constrict the beam of electrons?

2. What is the major difference between a transmission electron microscope (TEM) and a scanning electron microscope (SEM).

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Utilize the worksheet and quiz to assess your knowledge of transmission electron microscopy. Its theory and applications are highlighted on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll see these topics on the quiz:

  • An example of an application of transmission electron microscopy
  • Part of a transmission electron microscope that's used to focus and constrict the beam of electrons
  • Difference between a TEM and a SEM
  • The significance of the white spots created in a TEM image

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on TEM principle and uses
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the level of magnification that the average TEM can achieve
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as TEM and SEM

Additional Learning

Learn more material by progressing through the lesson called Transmission Electron Microscopy: Theory & Applications. These additional topics can be found in this lesson:

  • Why a TEM is special
  • How a TEM works
  • TEM applications