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2018 SEM/TEM/EPMA Image Contest Winners

Title: hierarchical nanostructure; Subject: Ag/ZnO hierarchical nanostructure; Credit: Ulugbek Shaislamov, Jeju National University, Korea; Method/Instrument: JSM-6700F
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January 2018 Winner
Title: Love Me, Love My Bouton; Subject: The image is a representation of a genetic deficiency construct made for drosophila neuromuscular junction tissue. The image shows a mutant bouton synapse; Credit: Lita Duraine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Method/Instrument: JEOL 1400 Plus
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February 2018 Winner
Title: Pollen Granule; Subject: Pollen granulle; Credit: Orlando Hernández, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, ENES - Unidad Morelia; Method/Instrument: JSM-IT300; Preparation: Dr. Francisco Balvino Olvera; Image proccesing: Biol. Daniel Ramírez Martínez
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March 2018 Winner
Title: Twins in magnesium; Subject: Atomic arrangement across a twin boundary in magnesium; Credit: Lawrence Whitmore, University of Salzburg; Method/Instrument: F200
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April 2018 Winner
Title: Axon Rose; Subject: Representation from genotype VPS11 from drosophila brain tissue. The image shows a mutant axon gone awry amongst other brain cells; Credit: Lita Duraine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Method/Instrument: JEOL 1400 Plus
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May 2018 Winner
Title: A walking rabbit; Subject: Lithium metal oxide nanoparticles used as battery cathode placed on a lacey carbon grid; Credit: Cong Su, MIT (Bell Lab - Harvard Univ.); Method/Instrument: ARM200F
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June 2018 Winner

 
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2018 SEM/TEM/EPMA Image Contest Runners-up

Title: Kitty Paws; Subject: Lipid-based nanoparticle ; Credit: CHUAN-EN LU, Department of Science in Biochemical Science and Technology, National Taiwan University; Method/Instrument:
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Kitty Paws
Title: 10%Co 5%Ru MCM-41; Subject: Cobalt based bimetallic nanocatalyst on MCM-41 support; Credit: Nafeezuddin Mohammad, North Carolina A&T State University; Method/Instrument:
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10%Co 5%Ru MCM-41
Title: Micro Mouse; Subject: Micro particles of amorphous SiO2 that represent the emblematic character of disney Micky Mouse ; Credit: Saúl García López, Research Laboratory and Advanced Electronic Microscopy, UNIVERSIDAD JUÁREZ AUTÓNOMA DE TABASCO (MÉXICO); Method/Instrument: JEM 2100
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Micro Mouse
Title: The soldier; Subject: Ant-jaw-based surgical clamps; Credit: Alessandra Guimarães, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; Method/Instrument: SEM 6700
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The soldier
Title: Gone With the Wind; Subject: Dandelion Seed; Credit: Guilherme Tonelli, Laboratório de Microscopia Eletrônica at University of Brasília, Brazil; Method/Instrument: JSM-7001F
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Gone With the WInd
Title: Spaghetti - straight until wet; Subject: Polyethylene Fibers; Credit: Sreedhar Naidu D, Amararaja Batteries Ltd; Method/Instrument: JSM-6010 PLUS/LV
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Spaghetti - straight until wet
Title: Pearls on hydrophobic leaf; Subject: Lignin; Credit: Sreedhar Naidu D, Amararaja Batteries Ltd; Method/Instrument: JSM-6010 PLUS/LV
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Pearls on hydrophobic leaf
Title: Ruby Glade; Subject: GaAs nanocrystalline surface obtained by electrochemical etching; Credit: Sergey Simchenko, Department of radio electronics and precision instrumentation C.T.C city of Berdyansk; Method/Instrument: JSM-6490
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Ruby Glade
Title: Hippo-Clown; Subject: micrograph of an Alzheimer's disease-related gene expressed in mouse hippocampus region; Credit: Zhongyuan Zuo, Baylor College of Medicine; Method/Instrument: JEOL 1010
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Hippo-Clown
Title: Dueling Microscopes; Subject: Human Kidney Glomerulus; Credit: Janet Schwarz, The University of Vermont Microscopy Imaging Center; Method/Instrument: JEM-1400 TEM
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Dueling Microscopes
Title: ZnS/GaP multilayer film; Subject: Interface between GaP and ZnS, which were grown as a multilayer film on silicon - a new definition of "Twin boundary engineering"; Credit: Pariasadat Musavigharavi, University of New South Wales; Method/Instrument: JEOL F200
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ZnS/GaP multilayer film
Title: Ultraviolet lace; Subject: Surface morphology of AlGaN semiconductor material. Overlay of a backscattered electron image (showing topography) and cathodoluminescence image (revealing the light emission properties); Credit: Lucia Spasevski, University of Strathclyde; Method/Instrument: JXA-8530F EPMA
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Ultraviolet lace
Title: parasite; Subject: The helminth Heligmosomoides polygyrus, a nematode parasite of mice; Credit: Leandro Lemgruber, Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology - University of Glasgow; Method/Instrument: IT-100
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parasite
Title: crystalline labyrinth; Subject: Looking inside the petiole of water hyacinth (Eicchornia crassipes) at the beautiful partitioned airspace canals and their surrounding cellular connective tissue with protruding calcium oxalate styloids; Credit: Harry (Jack) Horner, Iowa State University; Method/Instrument: JEOL 5800 SEM at 15 kV
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crystalline labyrinth
Title: Ghost; Subject: Kidney biological sample; Credit: Linda Sims, Arkana Laboratories; Method/Instrument: JEOL JEM-1400Plus, 60kV, 2000x magnification, AMT bottom mount camera
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Ghost
Title: dragon by the tail; Subject: Tarantula urticating hair in web; Credit: James Bragg, US Army Dugway Proving Ground; Method/Instrument: JSM-6010LA
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dragon by the tail
Title: Diamonds in the rough; Subject: Bacillus thuringiensis crystals with spores; Credit: James Bragg, US Army Dugway Proving Ground; Method/Instrument: JSM-6300F
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Diamonds in the rough
Title: Nano Island; Subject: Particle of a platinum catalyst on the surface of a semiconductor; Credit: Sergey and Alexander Simchenko, Department of radio electronics and precision instrumentation C.T.C city of Berdyansk; Method/Instrument: JSM-6490
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Nano Island
Title: Color Crystals; Subject: ; Credit: Sergey and Alexander Simchenko, Department of radio electronics and precision instrumentation C.T.C city of Berdyansk; Method/Instrument: JSM-6490
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Color Crystals
Title: Wildlife of MXenes; Subject: In the world of two-dimensional (2D) transition metal carbides and nitrides (MXenes) the Ti2N MXene particles resemble a nanoscale underwater world where a predator is trying to hunt an innocent clownfish; Credit: Armin VahidMohammadi and Majid Beidaghi, Auburn University; Method/Instrument: JSM -7000F
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Wildlife of MXenes
Title: Roar; Subject: Tardigrade AKA Water Bear in algae; Credit: Sheri Neva, EAG Los Angeles; Method/Instrument: JSM 6610LV
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Roar
Title: Diamond-rolled STM tip; Subject: A tungsten scanning tunnelling microscopy (STM) needle that was run along a chemically-vapour deposited diamond surface for several hours, resulting in a rolled up tip with indents of the diamond grains; Credit: Tomas Martin, University of Bristol; Method/Instrument: JSM-5600LV
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Diamond-rolled STM tip
Title: COSMO chameleon; Subject: JEOL COSMO; Credit: Iryna Zelenina, MPI CPFS; Method/Instrument: JEM-ARM300F / Alignment of the microscope
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COSMO chameleon
Title: Micro Cotton Candy; Subject: ; Credit: Richa Agrawal, Florida International University; Method/Instrument: JEOL 6330
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Micro Cotton Candy
Title: Crystal Dove; Subject: Pancreatic tissue with salt residue; Credit: Lita Duraine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Method/Instrument: 1400 Plus
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Crystal Dove
Title: Hallowed Vacuole; Subject: Human fibroblast cells; Credit: Lita Duraine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Method/Instrument: JEOL 1400 Plus
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Hallowed Vacuole
Title: Frozen Forest; Subject: Platinum nanocrystallites grown at a high deposition rate, leading to abnormal growth at the edges of the nanocrystal; Credit: Cian McKeown, Univeristy of Limerick; Method/Instrument: JCM 5700
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Frozen Forest
Title: Nanofireball; Subject: ZnO nanorods grown on the CuO nanosphere; Credit: Ulugbek Shaislamov, Jeju National University, Korea; Method/Instrument: JEM-2100F
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Nanofireball
Title: Hi there!; Subject: Ant head; Credit: Stefan Eberhard, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center / University of Georgia; Method/Instrument: JEOL-6010LV
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