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Take Your Best Shot! 2016 JEOL SEM/TEM/EPMA Image Contest

JEOL SEM, TEM and EPMA users, you are the experts in your field of research and analysis. We're proud to be able to showcase your images and to award a prize each month, with a Grand Prize winner at the end of the year.

Here are the contest guidelines:

  • Our panel of SEM/TEM/EPMA applications people will select a winning image each month for 2016. Each image is eligible to win throughout the year, so may be chosen in any of the upcoming months for that calendar year.
  • The person submitting the winning image for the month will receive a $100 Amazon gift certificate.
  • There will be two Grand Prize winners selected at the end of the year. One for a materials image and one for a biological image. Each winner will be awarded a $300 American Express gift certificate. 
  • At the end of the year we will print a calendar on a poster of all 12 winning images for our customers.
  • Only images from JEOL SEM/TEM/EPMA are eligible.

2015 Grand Prize TEM Image:

Prof. Moon Kim’s group:  Ning Lu – University of Texas at Dallas, Sample from Prof. Andrew Kummel at UC San Diego

“Nano Sun”


2015 Grand Prize SEM Image:

José R. Almodóvar Rivera, University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus

“Anther of Commelina erecta”

Please submit your image(s) by the following dates:

Date Due Contest Month - 2016
January 29, 2016 January
February 26, 2016 February
March 30, 2016 March
April 29, 2016 April
May 30, 2016 May
June 28, 2016 June
July 27, 2016 July
August 30, 2016 August
September 29, 2016 September
October 28, 2016 October
November 29, 2016 November
December 16, 2016 December

Contest Entry Form

  • Complete the following information and submit this form, or send your entry directly to jeolink@jeol.com. High resolution .jpg, .tif, or .png preferred. Limited to TWO submissions per month.

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