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2016 SEM/TEM/EPMA Image Contest Winners

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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January 2016 Winner

 
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2016 SEM/TEM/EPMA Image Contest Runners-up

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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Plaque Build-up in the Artery
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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Development of a Whip Spider
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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Flowers on the river
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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Stone Flower
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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The Christmas Tree Farm
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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The Crystal Cave
Subject: Cooked fully hydrated lentil showing the 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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Hydrated Lentil
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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Night sky (observed from a cave)
Subject: White Cast Iron; Credit: Sheri Neva - SEAL Labs / EAG; Method/Instrument: MIX SEI BEC, Nital Etched, JSM-6610 LV
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Interdendritic Spacing

 
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