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SEM/TEM/EPMA Image Contest Entries

Vote for your favorite image of all time in the JEOL Image Contest! The person who entered the image with the most votes and up to 3 of those who voted for it will receive a special JEOL gift! Contest closes December 14, 2016. We will continue to add new images until that time!

The entry form is at the bottom of the page below the gallery!

Subject: tin oxide; Credit: Jonathan C. Briones, De La Salle University; Method/Instrument: Horizontal Vapor Phase Crystal Growth Technique / JEOL SEM 5310
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Subject: Hibiscus pollen (Rose of Sharon); Credit: Howard Berg, Danforth Plant Science Center; Method/Instrument: fresh tissue, stereo pair, red-cyan glasses required / JSM 6010 (InTouch Scope)
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Subject: Tin Oxide; Credit: Jonathan C. Briones, De La Salle University; Method/Instrument: Horizontal Phase vapor deposition / JEOL SEM 5310
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Subject: Anther of Commelina erecta; Credit: José R. Almodóvar Rivera, University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus; Method/Instrument: Dehydrate, critical point drying, and sputter coated, and false color added / JEOL 5410 LV
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Subject: Plant mite; Credit: José R. Almodóvar Rivera, University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus; Method/Instrument: Low Vacuum SEM image / JEOL 5410 LV
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Subject: Termite Head; Credit: José R. Almodóvar Rivera, University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus; Method/Instrument: dehydrated, gold coated / JEOL 5410 LV
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Subject: Silver leads on a solar cell; Credit: Ian Gutiérrez, Puerto Rico Energy Center; Method/Instrument: JSM-6010LA
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Subject: Tin Oxide Nanomaterial; Credit: Jonathan C. Briones, De La Salle University; Method/Instrument: Horizontal Vapor Phase Crystal Growth Technique / JEOL SEM 5310
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Subject: Platinum electrodeposited on boron-doped diamond film; Credit: Yaritza Hernández Lebrón, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus; Method/Instrument: Gentle Beam Low at 3kV / JSM-7500F
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Subject: Platinum electrodeposited on boron-doped diamond film; Credit: Yaritza Hernández Lebrón, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus; Method/Instrument: Gentle Beam Low at 3kV / JSM-7500F
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Subject: Surface of a more modern solar cell; Credit: Ian Gutiérrez, Puerto Rico Energy Center; Method/Instrument: JSM-6010LA
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Subject: Surface of a solar cell with many years in use; Credit: Ian Gutiérrez, Puerto Rico Energy Center; Method/Instrument: JSM-6010LA
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Subject: FIU logo was engraved on a hair strand in order to demonstrate the capability of a dual beam fib instrument to a group of visitors; Credit: Ali Hadjikhani, AMERI / FIU; Method/Instrument: FIB milling / JEOL JIB 4500 dual beam
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Subject: Anther of Commelina erecta; Credit: José R. Almodóvar Rivera, University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus; Method/Instrument: Dehydrate, critical point drying, and sputter coated, and false color added / JEOL 5410 LV
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Subject: 800nm pillar milled out of an AlBNNT sample in 6 different milling stages. Sample was fabricated for nanomechanical testing in a Hysitron nanoindenter.; Credit: Ali Hadjikhani - AMERI; Method/Instrument: FIB milling/ SEM microscopy JEOL JIB 4500
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Subject: Tin Oxide; Credit: Jonathan C. Briones - De La Salle University; Method/Instrument: horizontal vapor phase growth deposition - JEOL JSM 5310
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Subject: Details in the body of Coffee Borer, Hypothenemus hampei; Credit: Jose R. Almodovar - University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: Dried, gold coated. JEOL SEM 5410 LV
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Subject: Tsetse Fly closeup of head: this is the cause of sleeping sickness; Credit: Jose R. Almodovar - University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: Dried, gold coated, psudocolor. JEOL SEM 5410 LV
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Subject: Nano material; Credit: Klaud Jenssen F. Haygood - De La Salle University; Method/Instrument: Horizontal vapor phase - JSM 5310
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Subject: Nano material; Credit: Klaud Jenssen F. Haygood - De La Salle University; Method/Instrument: Horizontal vapor phase - JSM 5310
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Subject: Platinum cubes on BDD; Credit: Yaritza Hernández Lebrón - University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus; Method/Instrument: Gentle Beam Low at 3kV - JSM-7500F
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Subject: [PMMA+BaTiO3+ Graphene] composite thick films; Credit: Mobeen Haneef - NUST H-12 ISLAMABAD; Method/Instrument: SEM used at 10kV and at 1100x magnification - JSM-6490LA
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Subject: Dried pieces of hot silicone; Credit: Maria Paula Rodriguez, Universidad de Los Andes; Method/Instrument: JSM-6490LV, Photoshop enhanced color
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Subject: Tin Oxide; Credit: Jonathan C. Briones, De La Salle University; Method/Instrument: Horizontal vapor phase growth technique/JSM-5310
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Subject: Insect eggs on a leaf; Credit: Tatiana Cavelier (UNIANDES); Method/Instrument: JSM-6490LV/digital coloring using Adobe Photoshop
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Subject: TiO2 Nanotube; Credit: Vinayaraj Ozhukil Kollath, UNESP, Bauru; Method/Instrument: Colored using GIMP, JEOL JSM-7500F
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Subject: Diatome; Credit: Jose R. Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: Sputter coated, JSM-5410 LV
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Title: Sticky; Subject: details of the finger tips of Eleutherodactylus; Credit: Jose R. Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: Critical Point Drier, sputter coated, JSM-5410 LV
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Subject: pencil waste; Credit: Juan Sebastian Rivera Hernandez, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia; Method/Instrument: Edited and colored with Photoshop CC. JEOL JSM-6490LV SEM
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Subject: Micro-shrub structure of methylammonium lead iodide perovskite; Credit: Kunwu Fu, Energy Research Institute @ NTU; Nanyang Technological University; Method/Instrument: JSM-7600F field emission SEM
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Subject: Nanomaterials/Microstructure of methylammonium lead iodide perovskite; Credit: Kunwu Fu, Energy Research Institute @ NTU; Nanyang Technological University; Method/Instrument: JSM-7600F field emission SEM
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Subject: Stalk of wheat; Credit: Juan Sebastian Rivera Hernandez, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia; Method/Instrument: Edited and Colored with Photoshop CC. JEOL JSM-6490LV SEM
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Subject: Hibiscus pollen; Credit: Howard Berg, Danforth Plant Science Center; Method/Instrument: SEM image was manipulated using the embossing filter in Photoshop / JSM 6010 (InTouch Scope)
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Subject: Morning Glory pollen grain, still sitting on the anther.; Credit: Stefan Eberhard, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center / The University of Georgia; Method/Instrument: JSM-6010LV SEM; Color enhanced in Photoshop
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Subject: Oscillatory zoning in tourmaline crystal. Sample collected from Mt. St. Helens, WA; Credit: Alexander Iveson, Washington State University; Method/Instrument: BSE / JXA-8500F EPMA
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Subject: Katana before hardening (a.k.a. Samurai sword); Credit: Sheri Neva, SEAL Laboratories, a division of Evans Analytical Group; Method/Instrument: SEI/BEI/JSM-6610LV
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Subject: overgrown nanoparticles on a silicon wafer; Credit: Ali Hadjikhani - AMERI/FIU; Method/Instrument: JEOL 6330 FE SEM
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Subject: SEM image of molten solder connecting gold wires on a silicon wafer; Credit: Ali Hadjikhani, AMERI / FIU; Method/Instrument: JIB-4500 FIB
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Subject: Dried rose petal (20kV X750) Coloured digitally with Adobe Photoshop Credit: Maria Paula Rodriguez Quijano, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia (student) Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM - 6490LV
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Title: Dandelion's Parachute; Subject: Dandelion's seed parachute; Credit: Cecilia Cuellar, Universidad de Guadalajara; Method/Instrument: Gold coated, background removed with photoshop cs6, imaged with JEOL JSM-6610LV
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Subject: Anodic alumina oxide pillar; Credit: Anawati, Universitas Teknologi Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia; Method/Instrument: Cross section/ JSM-6380LA
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Subject: Selective dissolution of magnesium phase in a ceramic coating formed on Mg alloys; Credit: Anawati, Universitas
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Subject: Mouse tissue on a microscope slide; Credit: Ali Hadjikhani, AMERI- FIU; Method/Instrument: SEM-
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Subject: magnetic nano-particles overgrown on a piece of silicon wafer; Credit: Ali Hadjikhani, AMERI- FIU;
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Subject: Textures on the body of a beetle; Credit: Jose R. Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez;
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Subject: Layers of a cross section of a snail; Credit: Jose R. Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez;
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Title: Nano Sun; Subject: Pseudo-colored transmission electron microscopy image of a 500 nanometer silicate nanoshell particle. The silicate nanoshell particle contains iron oxide concentrated on the inside of the shell; the bright red ring shows this. Credit: Prof. Moon Kim’s group: Ning Lu – University of Texas at Dallas, Sample from Prof. Andrew Kummel at UC San Diego; Method/Instrument: ARM200F
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Subject: Rice Plant (root) Tissue; Credit: Sahina Gazi, National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, GOA; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6360LV SEM, Sputter Coated (Pt)
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Subject: Sponge Spicules within the surface sediments of Antarctica; Credit: Sahina Gazi, National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, GOA; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6360LV SEM, Sputter Coated (Pt)
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Subject: Titanium Dioxide grown on Multi Wall Carbon Nanotubes film; Credit: Phong Tran/Florida State University High Performance Materials Institute; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-7401F
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Subject: Precipitation of nanoplatelets around α-tetragonal boron nanoribbons in prolonged synthesis reaction.; Credit: Image credit: Dr. Zhe Guan (via Siang Yee Chang & Assoc. Professor Dr. Terry T. Xu)
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Subject: Sapphire unpolished surface uniformly covered by a 5 nm-thick Ni thin film used as substrate for growth of boron-based nanostructures; Credit: Image credit: Dr. Zhe Guan (via Siang Yee Chang & Assoc. Professor Dr. Terry T. Xu)
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Subject: Gustative fungiform papillae of fallow deer (Dama dama) tongue; Credit: Dr William Perez, Universidad de la República. Veterinary Faculty, Montevideo, Uruguay; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5900LV
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Subject: Fibers of retractor bulbi muscle of the eye of southern Minke whale (Balaenoptera bonaerensis); Credit: Dr William Perez, Universidad de la República. Veterinary Faculty, Montevideo, Uruguay; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5900LV
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Subject: Ctenomys pearsoni tongue; Credit: Dr William Perez, Universidad de la República. Veterinary Faculty, Montevideo, Uruguay; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5900LV
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Subject: Suricatta (Meerkat) tongue (abstract); Credit: Dr William Perez, Universidad de la República. Veterinary Faculty, Montevideo, Uruguay; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5900LV
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Title: Miniature Christmas gift box; Subject: Hydrothermally grown perovskites; Credit: Jibran Khaliq, TU Delft, The Netherlands; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-7500F SEM
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Subject: Boron carbide crystal synthesized by carbothermal reduction reaction method; Credit: Paniz Foroughi, Florida International University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6330F
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Subject: Alumina impurities; Credit: Paniz Foroughi, Florida International University; Method/Instrument: JSM-6330F SEM
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Title: Surf's Up; Subject: Human Colonic Mucosa; Credit: Janet E. Schwarz, Univ. of Vermont Microscopy Imaging Center; Method/Instrument: JEOL JEM-1400 TEM
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Subject: Collapsed carbon nanotubes aligning into a crystal packing preferred stacking state; Credit: Rebekah Downes, High-Performance Materials Institute, Florida State University, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory; Method/Instrument: Tensile failure specimen peeled and viewed on TEM grid at 80kV with JEM-ARM200cF
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Subject: Water miscible magnetite nanoparticles synthesized using thermal decomposition method; Credit: RAVICHANDRAN M, CINVESTAV-IPN; Method/Instrument: JEOL JEM-1400
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Subject: Berlese funnel extraction from leaf-litter, 70% ethanol fixation, critical-point drying, gold-coated, secondary-electron image; Credit: Jessica Stevens and Noel Messick, Winthrop University; Method/Instrument: JEOL 6010Plus/LA
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Subject: Multilayer free-standing thin film of novel Ti3C2 (MXene) 2D-nanomaterial. (Small pieces perpendicular to the main film.); Credit: Armin Vahid Mohammadi, Auburn University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-7000F SEM
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Subject: Minerals occurring in a sandstone rock; Credit: Gavin Miller, Queensland University of Technology; Method/Instrument: JEOL 7001 FEGSEM
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Subject: details of the head of an Ant; Credit: Jose R Almodovar - University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410 LV
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Subject: leaf disease caused by a fungi; Credit: Jose R Almodovar - University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410 LV
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Subject: SEM image of a "Happy Holidays" engraved on a spider web using a FIB at 600x; Credit: Ali Hadjikhani, AMER- FIU; Method/Instrument: JEOL JIB 4500
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Subject: SEM image of a "Happy Holidays" engraved on a spider web using a FIB at 150x; Credit: Ali Hadjikhani, AMER- FIU; Method/Instrument: JEOL JIB 4500
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Subject: White Cast Iron; Credit: Sheri Neva - SEAL Labs / EAG; Method/Instrument: MIX SEI BEC, Nital Etched, JSM-6610 LV
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Subject: A 3-D ceramic square lattice with a trapped flaky particle ; Credit: Dr. Lisa Kleiminger, Imperial College London, UK; Method/Instrument: JSM 6400 JEOL SEM with 10 nm Cr coating
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Title: Hydrated Lentil; Subject: Cooked fully hydrated lentil showing starch microstructure; Credit: Scott Payne, North Dakota State University Electron Microscopy Core Facility; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6490LV; Brass cryo-puck; frozen in liquid nitrogen, fractured using a pre-cooled razor blade. Puck transferred cold to SEM in LVmode (30 Pa); allowed to sublime for 10 minutes to remove any frost. BSE shadow mode at 15 kV
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Subject: Melted surface mount capacitor containing barium titanate along with nickel, copper, and tin crystals.; Credit: Susan Kent, Continental AG; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-7100F FE-SEM with lower electron detector
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Subject: Molten surface mount capacitor. Contains barium titanate, nickel, copper, and tin.; Credit: Susan Kent, Continental AG; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-7100F FE-SEM with lower electron detector
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Title: Flowers on the river; Subject: The image of the morphology of the textured InP plate; Credit: Yana Suchikova and Kovachev Sergey, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University (Ukraine); Method/Instrument: Electrochemical etching, Photoshop, JSM-6490
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Title: Stone Flower; Subject: Indium phosphide nanocrystalline surface obtained by electrochemical etching, forming crystalline indium oxide with a flowery structure which can be used in the manufacture of laser technology. ; Credit: Yana Suchikova and Kovachev Sergey, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University (Ukraine); Method/Instrument: Electrochemical etching, Photoshop, JSM-6490
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Title: Sweet Donut; Subject: Testate Amoebae of the specie Centropyxis discoides from the lake Muyil, Quintana Ro, México.; Credit: Dr. Samuel Tehuacanero-Cuapa, Central Microscopy Laboratory, Institute of Physics and Institute of Geology, UNAM, México. Institut für Geosysteme und Bioindikation (IGeo), TU-Braunschweig, Germany.; Method/Instrument: Lower electron detector and Gentle Beam - JEOL JSM-7800F SEM
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Title: Plaque Build-up in the Artery; Subject: arterial plaque; Credit: Sahina Gazi, National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Vasco-da-Gama, Goa, India; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM 6360LV SEM, Scanning Electron Microscopy and Sputter Coating
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Title: Development of a Whip Spider; Subject: Whip Spider Egg; Credit: Sahina Gazi, National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Vasco-da-Gama, Goa, India; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM 6360LV SEM, Scanning Electron Microscopy and Sputter Coating
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Title: Hip to be square; Subject: TEM image of mouse pancreatic acinar cell with square paracrystalline inclusion body. Pancreatic acinar cells contain peculiar inclusion bodies that are composed of a fine filamentous lattice. Their function is not known. ; Credit: Patrick Nahirney, University of Victoria; Method/Instrument: JEM 1400 Image captured at 25,000 times magnification with a Gatan Orius SC1000 camera
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Title: Hip to be square; Subject: Psuedocolored TEM image of mouse pancreatic acinar cell. (Red = Paracrystalline inclusion body; Yellow = secretory granules; Blue = mitochondria; Green = cytoplasm filled with rough endoplasmic reticulum.) ; Credit: Patrick Nahirney, University of Victoria; Method/Instrument: JEM 1400 Image captured at 25,000 times magnification with a Gatan Orius SC1000 camera
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Title: Spacetime Evolving Nanoparticles; Subject: ZnO nanostructures formed by wet oxidation in water with zinc chloride.; Credit: Christian Mak Pelicano, University of the Philippines Diliman (grad student); Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5300
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Title: cinnamon; Subject: The image of the morphology of the nanoporous InP plate.; Credit: Yana Suchikova and Sergei Kovachev, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6490
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Title: Fern; Subject: The image of indium phosphide nanocrystalline surface obtained by electrochemical etching. Microphotograph is made with scanning electronic microscope and coloured with the computer graphic tools. Magnification x10000.; Credit: Yana Suchikova and Sergei Kovachev, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6490
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Title: Waterfall of Polymers on 2D Layered MXene Rock; Subject: Hybrid Polymer-Ti3C2 2D material with increased capacitance for supercapacitors and lithium ion batteries.; Credit: Armin Vahid Mohammadi, Auburn University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-7000F
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Title: coffee berry borer; Subject: Details on the body of the coffee berry borer; Credit: José R. Almodóvar Rivera, University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410LV
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Title: sea urchin; Subject: Details on the body of a sea urchin; Credit: José R. Almodóvar Rivera, University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410LV
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Title: Shamrock 3kx; Subject: Spherical pollen on the surface of clover from Dublin - surface micro-structure 3,000x; Credit: Sheri Neva, SEAL Labs; Method/Instrument: JEOL 6610LV
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Title: Sponge spicules; Subject: Sponge spicules; Credit: Jose R Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico , Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410 LV, Taxonomy purpose, Air dry and sputter coated
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Title: Cubes; Subject: nanoart; Credit: Jan Suchikova and Sergei Kovachovm, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6490 - Cubic indium oxide. Nanostructures have been obtained on the surface of indium phosphide.
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Title: Sponge spicules; Subject: Sponge spicules; Credit: Jose R Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico , Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410 LV, Taxonomy purpose, Air dry and sputter coated
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Title: A Silicon Tree; Subject: (not specified); Credit: Boopathy Kombaiah, Carnegie Mellon University; Method/Instrument: JEOL 2000EX TEM, Bright field imaging. This image was caught in a Si TEM sample that was synthesized using back-etching method; the scale bar at the bottom measures one micron.
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Title: Tiny forest of metal trees; Subject: Iron-Copper-Carbon growth on a Powder Metallurgy component; Credit: Craig Stringer, Atlas Pressed Metals; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6010Plus/LA
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Title: A Silicon Tree 2; Credit: Boopathy Kombaiah, Prof. Greg Rohrer group, Carnegie Mellon University; Method/Instrument: TEM Bright Field Image, taken using JEOL 2000EX, of a Co film-Si substrate sample synthesized through back-etching method . Etched Si forms a tree-like structure.
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Title: Stone flowers; Subject: The image of galium arsenide nanocrystalline surface. Microphotograph is made with scanning electronic microscope.; Credit: Sergey Simchenko, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6490
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Title: Fracture surface Analysis - Stainless Steel; Subject: Fatigue (striations/beach marks), ductile (dimples) and brittle (clevage faucets) mode of failures observed in a single frame; Credit: Bharat Joshi, Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5900LV, Secondary electron imaging (SEI)
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Title: Flames; Subject: Hairs in the surface of an insect; Credit: Jose R Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410 LV, Sputter Coated
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Title: field of flowers; Subject: The image is of galium arsenide nanocrystalline surface; Credit: Sergey Simchenko, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6490
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Title: Iron Peaks; Subject: Iron oxide corrosion from a pipe; Credit: Sheri Neva, SEAL Labs / EAG; Method/Instrument: JEOL 6610LV, 3D imaging with a 10 degree tilt eucentric
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Title: Asters; Subject: image of galium arsenide nanocrystalline surface; Credit: Sergey Simchenko, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6490 - Microphotograph is made with scanning electronic microscope and coloured with the computer graphic tools. Magnification x1000.
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Title: Iceberg; Subject: surface morphology of gallium arsenide; Credit: Sergey Simchenko and Snezana Salikova, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6490
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Title: Island; Subject: catalyst on the silicon surface (111); Credit: Sergey Simchenko and Snezana Salikova, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6490
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Title: Microsounds II; Subject: stridulatory organ of an insect; Credit: Jose Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410 LV. Gold coated, and pseudo color.
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Title: Podocyte's tentacles; Subject: Podocyte of a glomerulus in the rat kidney; Credit: Cecilia Cuellar, Universidad de Guadalajara; Method/Instrument: JSM 6610LV. Fixed with paraformaldehyde, dehydrated with ethanol and then critical point drying, coated with gold.
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Title: Entimus imperialis; Subject: Entimus imperialis beetle’s photonic structure; Credit: Mouchet Sébastien, University of Exeter; Method/Instrument: Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope JEOL-7500F
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Title: 3D nanoflowers; Subject: TiO2 nanoflowers synthesized via hydrothermal method; Credit: Neha Desai, Department of Chemistry, Shivaji University, Kolhapur; Method/Instrument: JSM-6360A
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Title: Al-Si based alloy; Subject: Al-Si based alloy image after tensile testing; Credit: Sugrib Kumar Shaha, University of Waterloo; Method/Instrument: JSM 6380LV
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Title: Turquoise Glade; Subject: Gallium arsenide nanocrystalline surface; Credit: Sergey and Alexander Simchenko, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6490
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Subject: Shhhh….Baby's Asleep - Small leaf-litter arthropod from a Berlese funnel sample
Credit: Julian P.S. Smith III - Winthrop University
Method/Instrument: InTouchScope JSM-6010LV
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Subject: Colorized picture showing different types of glandular trichomes present on the leaf surface of Salvia divinorum.
Credit: Vijayasankar Raman - Univ. of Mississippi
Method/Instrument: JSM-5600LV
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Subject: Oxide growth on copper foil
Credit: Jonathan Abbott - Moxtek
Method/Instrument: SE image, false color added. JEOL JSM-7600F Field Emission SEM
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Subject: Artifact
Credit: Irene Heggstad - University of Bergen, Norway
Method/Instrument: Ultra microtome and LR White; JEM-1011 TEM
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Subject: Pollen grains (colorized) of Torrea species.
Credit: Vijayasankar Raman - Univ. of Mississippi
Method/Instrument: Fixed, Critical point drier and Gold coated. JEOL 5410 LV SEM
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Subject: A bundle of needles (raphide crystals of calcium oxalate). These crystals found abundantly in yams, taros etc., causing itchiness and micro-injuries in soft tissues of mouth when eaten under-processed. Cooking the tubers in acidic (low pH) solution dissolves these dangerous crystals and make the dish safe and yum :)
Credit: Vijayasankar Raman - Univ. of Mississippi
Method/Instrument: JSM-5600 SEM
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Subject: Hole in a dead Al cathode from an ion gun used in sample coater
Credit: Nicholas Seaton - Univ. of Minnesota
Method/Instrument: SE, JSM-6500F Field Emission SEM
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Subject: Details in a grain of salt
Credit: José R. Almodóvar - University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus
Method/Instrument: Gold coated. JEOL 5410 LV SEM
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Subject: Microorganism from lake
Credit: José R. Almodóvar - University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5600LV SEM
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Subject: Epidermis surface of a species of Tabebuia
Credit: José R. Almodóvar - University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus
Method/Instrument: Fixed, Critical point drier and Gold coated. JEOL 5410 LV SEM
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Subject: Adhesion of Pathogenic Enteric Bacteria to Probiotics
Credit: Gabriel Posadas - Mississippi State University
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6500F SEM/5.0kV, SEI image
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Subject: Cu migration in an electronic component. Cu dendrites caused high leakage/short condition in the component.
Credit: Barry Reeves and Javaid Qazi - Kemet Electronics
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5800LV Backscatter Electron Imaging
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Subject: Plant anatomy
Credit: Vijayasankar Raman - University of Mississippi
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6500F SEM
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Subject: Cross-section through middle pieces of developing spermatids in seminiferous tubule epithelium (adult male rat).
Credit: Dr. Patrick C. Nahirney, University of Victoria
Instrument: JEM-1400 TEM
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Subject: Osteoblast growing on Titanium alloy (development of osteoblast in a new material may be usable for implants of bone)
Credit: José Almodóvar
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5410 LV SEM
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Subject: Zinc oxide rods are used as sensors that detect changes in electrical current passing through the rods due to adsorption of gas molecules.
Credit: Haiqing Yao - Texas A&M University
Method/Instrument: Hydrothermal method/JEOL SEM
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Subject: Bold letters of liberty across a penny
Credit: June Li, EBATCO
Method/Instrument: JSM-6610LV SEM
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Subject: Ant head
Credit: José R. Almodóvar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Method/Instrument: JSM-5410LV SEM
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Subject: Patterns in Nature: Diatome Details
Credit: José R. Almodóvar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Method/Instrument: JSM-5600LV SEM
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Subject: Mouthparts region of the soil nematode, Acrobeloides thornei
Credit: Sammi Unangst, University of Richmond
Method/Instrument: JSM-6360LV SEM
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Subject: Cross-section through middle pieces of developing spermatids in seminiferous tubule epithelium (adult male rat)
Credit: Dr. Patrick C. Nahirney, University of Victoria
Method/Instrument: JEM-1400 TEM
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Subject: "A Plant’s Useful Kidney Stone" - Exposed spherical crystal aggregate of calcium oxalate from the photosynthetic palisade parenchyma of a tropical flowering plant called Peperomia obtusifolia.
Credit: Harry T. (Jack) Horner, Iowa State University
Method/Instrument: JSM-5800 SEM
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Subject: Optical (laser) test of Ge2Sb2Te5 Phase Change Material
Credit: Teya Topuria, IBM Almaden Research Center
Method/Instrument: JEOL 2010F FE TEM
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Subject: Fumed silica nanoparticles dispersed on polymer surface. Silica particles added to the polymer as thixotropic agent were precipitated using a non-solvent. This small agglomerate of SiO2 particles shown in the image look like a caricaured footballer getting ready for a free kick.
Credit: Preetam Anbukarasu, University of Alberta
Method/Instrument: JSM-6301F FE SEM
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Subject: Ex-situ micrographs of intercritically annealed medium Mn steel
Credit: Jeongho Han, Yonsei University
Method/Instrument: JSM-7001F FE SEM
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Subject: E coli vesicles
Credit: Ioana Aanei, UC Berkeley
Method/Instrument: JEOL JEM-1200 EX; Negative staining with uranyl acetate
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Subject: Butterfly Wing
Credit: Tatiana Cavelier, Universidad de Los Andes
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6490LV SEM; colored digitally with Adobe Photoshop
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Subject: Detail to the head of the coffee berry borer
Credit: Jose Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus
Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410LV
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Subject: Micro Grid
Credit: Jose Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus
Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410LV
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Subject: Pyrodinium spp. A Dinoflagelate responsible of Bioluminescence in Parguera Bay
Credit: Jose Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus
Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410LV
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Subject: "Birth of a Nanostar" - A pseudo-colored STEM HAADF image of a Pd-Rh bimetallic nano-particle during the early stages of its formation. The five distinct regions are indicative of its five-fold rotational symmetry, colorized for easy viewing.
Credit: Moon Kim’s group: Ning Lu, Jinguo Wang - University of Texas (Dallas). Sample from Prof. Younan Xia at Georgia Tech.
Method/Instrument: JEM-ARM200F STEM HAADF imaging, pseudo-coloring
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Subject: Chicken Feather
Credit: Bambang Afrinaldi, Center of Polymer Technology
Method/Instrument: JSM-6510LV
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Subject: Phagocytosis
Credit: Renjan Thomas, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Method/Instrument: JEOL TEM
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Subject: Mitochondrial Paracrystalline Inclusions in Human Striated Muscle
Credit: Janet E. Schwarz, Univ. of Vermont Microscopy Imaging Center
Method/Instrument: JEM-1400
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Subject: SEM image of three-dimensionally ordered macroporous Cu-Fe catalysts prepared for high selectivity higher alcohols synthesis from syngas. Higher alcohols can be used as an alternative fuel or fuel additive in gasoline.
Credit: Yongwu Lu, MSU
Instrument: JSM-6500F Field Emission SEM
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Subject: TEM Image of Dark Adapted Mouse Retinal Pigment Epithelium
Credit: Tiffany Stone, Texas State University
Instrument: TEM- JEM 1200 EX II
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Subject: TEM Image of ferritin molecules in graphene sandwich
Credit: Canhui Wang and Qiao Qiao, University of Illinois at Chicago
Method/Instrument: JEOL JEM-ARM200CF Atomic Resolution TEM
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Subject: SEM image, colorized to reveal this gland in a new species of the genus Petrusa
Credit: Jose Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico
Method/Instrument: JSM-5410LV
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Subject: SEM image of the tip of the fingers of a Coqui (Eleuterodactylus)
Credit: Jose Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico
Method/Instrument: JSM-5410LV
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Subject: Flux Residue
Credit: Carol Craig, Modine Manufacturing
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6610LV SEM
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Subject: Hybrid Nanofibers
Credit:
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6710F SEM
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Subject: Foraminifera fossil
Credit: José R. Almodóvar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5410LV
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Subject: the back of an insect of the genus Petrusa
Credit: José R. Almodóvar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5410LV
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Subject: stridulatory organ of an insect
Credit: José R. Almodóvar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5410LV
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Subject: Charcoal and Graphite
Credit: Elana Etter, Universidad de Los Andes
Method/Instrument: JSM-6490LV
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Subject: Hibiscus Pollen
Credit: Howard Berg, Danforth Plant Science Center
Method/Instrument: JSM-6010LV InTouchScope; enhanced using emboss function in Photoshop
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Subject: "Hibiscus Anther" Hibiscus Pollen (Rose of Sharon) stereo view
Credit: Howard Berg, Danforth Plant Science Center
Method/Instrument: JSM-6010LV InTouchScope; fresh tissue, stereo pair, red-cyan glasses required
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Subject: "Pieces of My Broken Heart" - Tin Oxide
Credit: Jonathan C. Briones, De La Salle University
Method/Instrument: JSM-5310
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Subject: Silver Leads on a Solar Cell Surface
Credit: Ian Gutiérrez, Puerto Rico Energy Center
Method/Instrument: JSM-6010LV
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Subject: Solar Cell Surface
Credit: Ian Gutiérrez, Puerto Rico Energy Center
Method/Instrument: JSM-6010LV
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Subject: "Under the Sun" Surface of a Solar Cell with Many Years of Use
Credit: Ian Gutiérrez, Puerto Rico Energy Center
Method/Instrument: JSM-6010LV
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Subject: Dried pieces of hot silicone
Credit: Maria Paula Rodriguez, Universidad de Los Andes
Method/Instrument: JSM-6490LV, Photoshop enhanced color
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Subject: "Thorny Fat Heart" - Tin Oxide Nanomaterial
Credit: Jonathan C. Briones, De La Salle University
Method/Instrument: JSM-5310 Horizontal Vapor Phase Crystal Growth Technique
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Poodle on a Tightrope
Subject: bioaerosol on tarantula webbing
Credit: Dugway Proving Ground, James Bragg
Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6010LA SEM
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Subject: Indium Tin Oxide - crystallized nano-fibers
Credit: Colin Davis, Rocky Mountain Laboratories
Method/Instrument: Fibers on stub. JEOL JSM-6320F SEM
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Subject: "Liencillo" - cotton fabric weave
Credit: Maria Paula Rodriguez, Universidad de Los Andes
Method/Instrument: JSM-6490LV SEM - colored using Photoshop
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Subject: SEM image of pyramid of sponge nickel
Credit: Bambang Afrinaldi, Center of Polymer Technology
Method/Instrument: 20kV; Magn 2000x; SEI detector
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Subject: SEM image of moth antenna
Credit: Sheri Neva, SEAL Labs
Method/Instrument: backscatter, JSM-6610LV
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Subject: SEM image of polycaprolactone nanofibers
Credit: Ashang Luwang Laiva, National University of Singapore
Method/Instrument: JSM-6701F
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Subject: SEM image of multiwall carbon nanotubes decorated with Pt nanoparticles
Credit: Naomi Morales, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Method/Instrument: JEOL SEM 7500F
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Subject: SEM image of Osteoblasts growing on TiAl
Credit: José Almodóvar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410 LV
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Subject: Epidermis and stomata of a leaf of a wild plant
Credit: José Almodóvar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410 LV
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Subject: "Neoceratium ranipes Daisy Chain." Six cells of the dinoflagellate Neoceratium ranipes with the "fingers" extended at the end of the antapical horns. Dinoflagellates are an important component of marine phytoplankton. The samples was collected in 2007 off the west coast of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean.
Credit: Andre Rochon - ISMER-UQAR
Method/Instrument: Composite of 9 high resolution images taken at 500x with a JSM-6460 LV SEM microscope at 2.9 kV.
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Subject: "Cross-section of an astronaut's helmet as he stands on the moon gazing out into the cosmos." SEM image of cross-section of microbump with void in solder joint
Credit: Douglas Hamilton, Xilinx
Method/Instrument: JSM-6700F Field Emission SEM
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Title: Drought; Subject: surface morphology of porous gallium arsenide; Credit: Sergey and Alexander Simchenko, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University; Method/Instrument: JSM-6490
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Title: 10 Yen Coin; Subject: 10 Yen Coin; Credit: Patricia Belén, Núñez Luna, Daido Metal México; Method/Instrument: JEOL SEM 6010LV
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Title: Bismuth overlay on copper; Subject: Bismuth overlay on copper; Credit: Patricia Belén, Núñez Luna, Daido Metal México; Method/Instrument: JEOL SEM 6010LV
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Title: Inclusion; Subject: Throwing Knife; Credit: Sheri Neva, EAG; Method/Instrument: JEOL 6610 LV - ductile and brittle fracture with an inclusion
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Title: Carbon Curtain; Subject: Suspended Glassy-Carbon Membrane; Credit: Ezra Feilden, Imperial College London; Method/Instrument: JEOL 6010LA, 20 nm thick amorphous carbon membrane produced via pyrolysis of organic matter (succrose) under vacuum.
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Title: Zinc Condensation Crystals; Subject: Zinc coating condensed onto piece of bare steel beneath it. ; Credit: Joshua Solomon, General Motors; Method/Instrument: JSM - IT100
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Title: Meteoritic Magnetite; Subject: Magnetite mineral grains with diverse morphologies that were isolated from the Orgueil meteorite. The SEM images are superimposed onto an artist rendering of the early solar system.; Credit: Tyrone Daulton, Washington University in St. Louis; Method/Instrument: JEOL 7001 FLV SEM
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Title: Globular SiC; Subject: Silicon Carbide VLS; Credit: Ezra Feilden-Irving, Imperial College London; Method/Instrument: JEOL 6010LA. This image shows plates and lathes of the ceramic SiC grown via the VLS process, using drops of liquid silicon at high temperature.
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Title: Nano Pearl; Subject: SEM image of the etched particles of the 2D vanadium carbide (V2C) MXene material.; Credit: Armin VahidMohammadi, Auburn University; Method/Instrument: JSM-7000F
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Title: Iron Dew; Subject: Iron droplets on an alumina substrate; Credit: Ezra Feilden, Imperial College London; Method/Instrument: JEOL 6010LA. Droplets of iron form from a CVD process and solidify without wetting the alumina substrate.
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Title: Connecting Cilium; Subject: Connecting cilium of a C57BL/6J mouse rod photoreceptor.; Credit: Stefanie Volland, UCLA; Method/Instrument: JEOL TEM (JEM1200-EX) - Transcardiac perfusion fixation with an aldehyde mix; post-fixation with tannic acid and uranyl acetate. Araldite ultrathin sections for TEM imaged at 80kv.
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Title: Endosomal Trap; Subject: Electron micrographs of a thin section of "protein based biopolymer coated gold nanoparticles (AuNPs)" incubated A549 cells.; Credit: Goutam Pramanik Goutam, Pramanik; Method/Instrument: JEOL 1400 - cells grown on 50 µm thick sapphire discs were cryo-fixed; Performed on ultra thin sections (70 nm) at an acceleration voltage of 80 kV.
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Title: Meteorite; Subject: Drop of melted aluminium on the surface of heated copper wire, in a forensic case of fire investigation; Credit: Steven Vargas, Departamento de Ciencias Forenses, Organismo de Investigación Judicial; Method/Instrument: JSM 6610LV
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Title: Jumping Copper; Subject: Copper nanoparticles synthesized in aqueous domains of a mineral oil /surfactant/water system. The mineral oil turned out to be difficult to remove after the synthesis. The image is dominated by mineral oil domains containing copper nanoparticles, presumably also "free" nanoparticles may be observed.; Credit: Irene Heggstad, University of Bergen, Norway; Method/Instrument: JEOL 1011
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Title: A view of a micro moon; Subject: Wear marks on PTFE ball bearing; Credit: Nicholas Seaton, University of Minnesota Characterization Facility; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6700F - The goal of the work was to look at the surface roughness of several different ball bearing materials. This image reminded me of Saturn's moon Enceladus.
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Title: Nano-Helicopter; Subject: GaN Nanowires; Credit: Chih-Chiang Yang, National Chiao Tung University; Method/Instrument: ARM200F TEM
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Title: Dislocation Core in CdTe; Subject: Psuedo color STEM HAADF image of a single dislocation core in CdTe; Credit: Moon Kim, UT Dallas; Method/Instrument: JEOL ARM200
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Title: Standing Alone; Subject: Seta (bristle/hair) of a tick found in Michigan's Upper Peninsula; Credit: Jeffrey Brookins, Michigan Technological University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-6400 @ 15kV, coated, 1300x, WD 39mm. Post-processed to add color to the micrograph.
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Title: Crack!; Subject: Shrinkage cavity in a steel casting; Credit: Candan Sen Elkoca, Bulent Ecevit University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-5600
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Title: Nano Worm; Subject: SEM image of etched Ti2AlC MAX phase material (resulting in stacked nanosheets of Ti2C MXene material) synthesized by selective etching of the Al atoms from Ti2AlC MAX phase. A promising material for energy storage devices such as supercapacitors and batteries.; Credit: Armin VahidMohammadi, Auburn University; Method/Instrument: JEOL JSM-7000F
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Title: A close encounter...; Subject: A Close-up to the head of tse tse fly, carrier of the sleeping sickness.; Credit: Jose Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410 LV
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Title: Beauty of natural designs; Subject: Detail of microscopy glands in the body of an insect of the genus Petrusa.; Credit: Jose Almodovar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5410 LV
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Title: Nano Christmas Tree; Subject: Electrolessly deposited platinum surface showing Christmas tree-like growth; Credit: Cian McKeown, Univeristy of Limerick; Method/Instrument: JEOL JCM-5700
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Title: TICK-tack; Subject: Tick nymph (Arachnidae) in old SEM with W filament; Credit: Janez Zavašnik, Jožef Stefan Institute; Method/Instrument: JSM-5800
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Title: Be positive; Subject: Breast cancer research. A message to all, don't give up and fight cancer. Be positive! There is always a bright side even a cancer cell can resemble a flower; Credit: Shadia Al Bahlani, Sultan Qaboos University; Method/Instrument: SEM, Cell culture
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Title: Microtree; Subject: Alumina crystallites; Credit: Ezra Feilden, Imperial College London; Method/Instrument: JEOL 6010
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