San Francisco State University Electron Microscopy Facility

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Sample Restrictions

All specimens intended for analysis in the Ultra 55 must be solid, oil - and contamination-free, and completely dry. Specimens, aluminum specimen mounting stubs, and the aluminum/brass electron microscope stub holders must always be handled with gloves. Specimens must be stable under vacuum and during irradiation by the electron beam. Specimens should not sublime or outgas in the sample chamber.

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