2021 SEM/TEM/EPMA Image Contest Winners

January 2021 Winner

TITLE: Kombucha fermentor; SUBJECT: Kombucha fermentors; CREDIT: DONNA STOLZ, Center for Biologic Imaging, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Cell Biology; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 6335F SEM

February 2021 Winner

TITLE: Peacock Rock; SUBJECT: A Kimberlite (diamond-bearing ore) peacock of olivine crystals; CREDIT: BRYONY RICHARDS, University of Utah; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: IT3000

March 2021 Winner
TITLE: Alien crystals; SUBJECT: Co-crystals of Ethambutol and Rifampicin; CREDIT: Ala' Salem, University of Pecs; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-IT500HR
April 2021 Winner
TITLE: UFO - Unidentified Floating Object!; SUBJECT: Colorized SEM image of a centric diatom; CREDIT: Vijayasankar Raman, The University of Mississippi; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-7200FLV
May 2021 Winner

TITLE: Nano-Jellyfish; SUBJECT: Colorized TEM image of polymeric nano-jellyfish developed via aqueous polymerization-induced self-assembly (PISA); CREDIT: Spyridon Varlas, University College London; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JEM-2100 TEM

June 2021 Winner

TITLE: Fungal invasion; SUBJECT: Mildew on Zucchini leaf; CREDIT: Peta Clode & Jeremy Shaw, University of Western Australia; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL IT800 FESEM

July 2021 Winner

TITLE: Smirking cell; SUBJECT: A face found in a dendrite within the amygdala of a monkey brain. The facial features are composed of mitochondria, elsewhere, synaptic vesicles can be seen in this brain tissue which is densely packed with axons and dendrites; CREDIT: Jess Holz; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL 100-CX TEM

August 2021 Winner

TITLE: Medusa; SUBJECT: A rare microalgae from Amazon belonging to the Haptophyceae class; CREDIT: ALDENORA DOS SANTOS VASCONCELOS & JANDER MATOS GUIMARÃES, Center for Analysis of Biomedical Phenomena of the University of State of Amazonas - CMABio/UEA; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-IT500HR SEM, SED, High vacuum 5 kV

September 2021 Winner

TITLE: Emoji Collection for Cell Biologist; SUBJECT: Isolated bone marrow neutorphil from C57 mouse treated with Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, PMA or normal mouse serum; CREDIT: CHANCHAL SUR CHOWDHURY, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL 1200 EX II TEM

October 2021 Winner

TITLE: Tomato pollen tube; SUBJECT: Tomato pollen tube; CREDIT: Syeda Roop Fatima Jaffri, University of Michigan Ann Arbor; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-7800F

November 2021 Winner

TITLE: American Robin Eggshell; SUBJECT: JSM 6610LV at high vacuum mode with an accelerating beam voltage of 10 kV and emission current 10 µA; CREDIT: Poongodi Geetha-Loganathan, Ph.D., SUNY Oswego; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 6610LV SEM

December 2021 Winner
TITLE: Nickel Tree; SUBJECT: Nickel nodules growth it looks like a tree; CREDIT: Sheri Neva, Eurofins EAG; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL 6610LV

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2021 SEM/TEM/EPMA Image Contest Grand Prize Winners

Grand Prize SEM Winner

TITLE: Medusa; SUBJECT: A rare microalgae from Amazon belonging to the Haptophyceae class; CREDIT: ALDENORA DOS SANTOS VASCONCELOS & JANDER MATOS GUIMARÃES, Center for Analysis of Biomedical Phenomena of the University of State of Amazonas - CMABio/UEA; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-IT500HR SEM, SED, High vacuum 5 kV

Grand Prize TEM Winner

TITLE: The Eye is as Sharp as a Sword; SUBJECT: Mouse inner eye cilia; CREDIT: Lita Duraine, Baylor College of Medicine; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL 1400 Plus TEM

2021 SEM/TEM/EPMA Image Contest Entrants

Scallop

TITLE: Scallop; SUBJECT: Scallop shell; CREDIT: Tanvi Desai, FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Pteropod

TITLE: Pteropod; SUBJECT: Pteropod shell; CREDIT: Katelyn Ramsahai, FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Chrysotil
TITLE: Chrysotil; SUBJECT: Chrysotil (Asbestos); CREDIT: Matthias Oppermann, Chemisches Labor Dr. Graser KG; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-IT 200
Salvinia

TITLE: Salvinia; SUBJECT: Salvinia leaf; CREDIT: Patricia Yu, Florida Atlantic University High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Bug!

TITLE: Bug!; SUBJECT: Bug with a chewing type mouth; CREDIT: Turley Stephen, FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Thumbs Up!

TITLE: Thumbs Up!; SUBJECT: P2-NCO particle; CREDIT: Yu Han, University of Chicago; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JEM-ARM200CF

craft sponge

TITLE: craft sponge; SUBJECT: foam craft sponge; CREDIT: Image taken by Dr. Tricia Meredith, photo edited by Jamie Knaub, FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

popsicle stick

TITLE: popsicle stick; SUBJECT: broken popsicle stick; CREDIT: Image taken by Dr. Tricia Meredith, photo edited by Jamie Knaub, FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Breath flow

TITLE: Breath flow; SUBJECT: Mitochondria from the fish species Astronotus ocellatus, diffused by perinuclear region; CREDIT: Susana Braz Mota & Jander Matos Guimarães, Center for Analysis of Biomedical Phenomena of the University of State of Amazonas CMABio/UEA; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEM 1400-FLASH

Boat-like morphology

TITLE: Boat-like morphology; SUBJECT: Spray deposition of the boat-like CFTS films; CREDIT: Shivaji University, Kolhapur; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL-JSM-6360

Clover Leaf

TITLE: Clover Leaf; SUBJECT: Jamie Knaub, Clover leaf; CREDIT: FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Feather

TITLE: Feather; SUBJECT: feather; CREDIT: Andrea Hernandez, Jamie Knaub, FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Ruby glade

TITLE: Ruby glade; SUBJECT: Porous gallium arsenide; CREDIT: Sergey Simchenko, SSTehnology; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-6490

Cloud

TITLE: Cloud; SUBJECT: Platinum Cluster on Silicon Surface; CREDIT: Sergey Simchenko, SSTehnology; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-6490

Stones in the grass

TITLE: Stones in the grass; SUBJECT: Crystallites on the surface GaAs; CREDIT: Sergey Simchenko, SSTehnology; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-6490

Iceberg

TITLE: Iceberg; SUBJECT: The image of the surface morphology of gallium arsenide; CREDIT: Sergey Simchenko, SSTehnology; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-6490

Blumeria on Verbena

TITLE: Blumeria on Verbena; SUBJECT: Blumeria (“mildew” fungus) growing on a Verbena leaf; CREDIT: Jan Dijksterhuis, Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-IT200LV with cryostation

Sand Dollar Peristome

TITLE: Sand Dollar Peristome; SUBJECT: Sand Dollar Peristome; CREDIT: FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

You Better Beelieve It

TITLE: You Better Beelieve It; SUBJECT: Bee head; CREDIT: FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

spores

TITLE: spores; SUBJECT: Ravenelia fungi spores; CREDIT: Guilherme Tonelli, University of Brasília; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 7001F

Indestructible

TITLE: Indestructible; SUBJECT: Tardigrade; CREDIT: Guilherme Tonelli, University of Brasília; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 7001F

Dragon

TITLE: Dragon; SUBJECT: Odonata (Dragonfly) wing; CREDIT: Langley Anderson, Radford University; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JCM-5000 NeoScope

The Mighty Trichome!

TITLE: The Mighty Trichome!; SUBJECT: SEM image of a capitate-stalked glandular trichome of cannabis showing a secretory head in which the cannabinoids are biosynthesized and stored, and a massive stalk; CREDIT: Vijayasankar Raman, University of Mississippi; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-7200FLV

Oxide Flower

TITLE: Oxide Flower; SUBJECT: Oxides of cemented carbide growing in peeled areas on surface of PVD coating; CREDIT: Paulína Babincová, Slovak University of Technology, Faculty of Materials Science and Technology; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-7600F SEM

Node of Ranvier

TITLE: Node of Ranvier; SUBJECT: This image shows a node of ranvier, that is the gap between two sheaths of myelin (black) which wrap around a neuron. The nodes aid signal conduction. This particular axon is located in the thalamic reticular nucleus of a rhesus monkey brain; CREDIT: Jess Holz; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL 100-CX TEM

Crystal Wavebreak

TITLE: Crystal Wavebreak; SUBJECT: A single crystal of tetracene, grown on an Indium-Tin-Oxide coated glass slide using a vapor-liquid-solid deposition technique. A grid pattern of SU-8 photoresist pillars was created on the glass slide prior to crystal growth; CREDIT: Griffin Reed, Western Washington University / Midwestern University; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-7200F Field Emission SEM

The Earth Song

TITLE: The Earth Song; SUBJECT: Section of porous indium phosphide synthesized by electrochemical etching; CREDIT: Berdyansk State Pedagogical University, Ukraine; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-6490

Fiber Viper

TITLE: Fiber Viper; SUBJECT: Fiber/Dust Particle; CREDIT: Brandon Aldinger, American Glass Research; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: IT-300LV

Dragonfly Wing

TITLE: Dragonfly Wing; SUBJECT: Dragonfly Wing; CREDIT: Wyatt Smith, FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Mento

TITLE: Mento; SUBJECT: Mento; CREDIT: Jamie Knaub, FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Skeeter

TITLE: Skeeter; SUBJECT: Mosquito; CREDIT: Langely Anderson, Radford University; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JCM-5000 NeoScope

Autumn fire

TITLE: Autumn fire; SUBJECT: Plant stigma; CREDIT: Peta Clode, University of Western Australia; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL IT800 FESEM

Bunneyverse

TITLE: Bunneyverse; SUBJECT: Aluminum powder (Alloy); CREDIT: Kushal Shah, Toyal, America; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JLM-IT200

Ageratum I

TITLE: Ageratum I; SUBJECT: Ageratum sp.; CREDIT: Langley Anderson, Radford University; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JCM-5000 NeoScope

Corallite

TITLE: Corallite; SUBJECT: Corallite; CREDIT: Aisha Mirza, FAU High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Hybrid flower

TITLE: Hybrid flower; SUBJECT: Hybrid nanoflowers assembled as real life flower, synthesized from crude soybean peroxidase and copper ions. It's goal is to catalize the polymerization of aniline in order to obtain a conductive polymer; CREDIT: Paola Jiménez Cárdenas, Centro de Investigación en Química Aplicada; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: FESEM JEOL JSM-7401F

Carpenter Ant

TITLE: Carpenter Ant; SUBJECT: Carpenter Ant; CREDIT: Jonathan Franks, Center for Biologic Imaging; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-6335F SEM

Glomerulus of Kidney

TITLE: Glomerulus of Kidney; SUBJECT: Glomerulus of Kidney; CREDIT: Jonathan Franks, Center for Biologic Imaging; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-6335F SEM

Orange cubes

TITLE: Orange cubes; SUBJECT: NaCl granules; CREDIT: JESSICA ARAÚJO MARQUES, JANDER MATOS GUIMARÃES, Center for Analysis of Biomedical Phenomena of the University of State of Amazonas - CMABio/UEA ; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-IT500HR

Sea coral appearance in a molten salt corrosion sample

TITLE: Sea coral appearance in a molten salt corrosion sample; SUBJECT: In this SEM/EDS image composition, we can appreciate a Sea coral appearance in a molten salt corrosion sample; CREDIT: Jose Juan Ramos-Hernandez, Dr. Jesus Porcayo-Calderon, Dr. Nestor Starlin Flores Garcia, ICF-UNAM Campus Morelos; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM IT500 LV

Fossilized Fish Ribs

TITLE: Fossilized Fish Ribs; SUBJECT: Fossilized fish ribs from Knightia species. Eocene in age from the Green River Formation; CREDIT: Hector Garza, The University of Texas at Austin; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL-JSM-6490LV SEM

Fooled you

TITLE: Fooled you; SUBJECT: Pyrite - Fool's Gold; CREDIT: Jamie Knaub, Florida Atlantic University High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Butterfly wing

TITLE: Butterfly wing; SUBJECT: Butterfly wing; CREDIT: Jamie Knaub, Florida Atlantic University High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Worker Bee's Final Resting Place

TITLE: Worker Bee's Final Resting Place; SUBJECT: This full view of a honeybee shows how the entire body is covered in small hairs, even the wings; CREDIT: Josephine Mueller, The McCrone Group, Inc.; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-IT700HR

Compound Eye of a Worker Bee

TITLE: Compound Eye of a Worker Bee; SUBJECT: The compound eye of a honeybee contains hair at the intersection of the compound lenses; CREDIT: Josephine Mueller, The McCrone Group, Inc.; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-IT700HR

BLOOM

TITLE: BLOOM; SUBJECT: Ageratum sp.; CREDIT: Langley Anderson, Radford University; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JCM-5000 NeoScope

SQUITO

TITLE: SQUITO; SUBJECT: Aedes albopictus (mosquito); CREDIT: Langley Anderson, Radford University; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JCM-5000 NeoScope

Half-metallic Heusler alloy Co1.5Mn0.5FeAl

TITLE: Half-metallic Heusler alloy Co1.5Mn0.5FeAl; SUBJECT: Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) phase mapping analysis in a JEOL 7000 FESEM system; CREDIT: Rabin Mahat, The University of Alabama; 

Be Careful with COVID Virus, Everything will be Alright

TITLE: Be Careful with COVID Virus, Everything will be Alright; SUBJECT: High Entropy Alloy - NiAl precipitates; CREDIT: Vickey Nandal, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), India; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: FESEM JEOL JSM 7800F PRIME

Coral Skeleton

TITLE: Coral Skeleton; SUBJECT: Coral Skeleton; CREDIT: Nicholas Meszaros, The University of Texas at Austin; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-6490LV SEM

Kaolinite

TITLE: Kaolinite; SUBJECT: Single kaolinite particle from a kaolin clay powder with a beautiful layered structure; CREDIT: Johannes T. Kehren, Hochschule Koblenz; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 7200F

Northern Cardinal Eggshell

TITLE: Northern Cardinal Eggshell; SUBJECT: JSM 6610LV at high vacuum mode with an accelerating beam voltage of 10 kV and emission current 10 µA; CREDIT: Poongodi Geetha-Loganathan, Ph.D., SUNY Oswego; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 6610LV SEM 

Tree Swallow Eggshell

TITLE: Tree Swallow Eggshell; SUBJECT: JSM 6610LV at high vacuum mode with an accelerating beam voltage of 10 kV and emission current 10 µA; CREDIT: Poongodi Geetha-Loganathan, Ph.D., SUNY Oswego; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 6610LV SEM 

Emerald collision

TITLE: Emerald collision; SUBJECT: Precipitation of calcium carbonate; CREDIT: Aldenora dos Santos Vasconcelos, Center for Analysis of Biomedical Phenomena of the University of State of Amazonas - CMABio/UEA; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-IT500HR

biomolecular flower

TITLE: biomolecular flower; SUBJECT: Flower like structure of bio-molecules on composite electrode (EDX-MAPPING); CREDIT: Jayesh Chaudhary/Sunil Luhar, CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute ; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM7 7100F

I’ve Got You Beat Captain Hook

TITLE: I’ve Got You Beat Captain Hook; SUBJECT: Hamuli on a Hymenoptera (honey bee) used to interlock the anterior and posterior wings (close up); CREDIT: Josephine Mueller, The McCrone Group, Inc.; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-IT700HR

Zip Up Your Wings and Fly

TITLE: Zip Up Your Wings and Fly; SUBJECT: Hamuli on a Hymenoptera (honey bee) used to interlock the anterior and posterior wings; CREDIT: Josephine Mueller, The McCrone Group, Inc.; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-IT700HR

nanocomposite waves

TITLE: nanocomposite waves; SUBJECT: Nanoparticles of tin oxide distributed over rGO sheet forming a big nanocomposite wave; CREDIT: Fernanda da Costa Romeiro, Diego Luiz Tita and Prof. Marcelo Ornaghi Orlandi, São Paulo State University-UNESP, Brazil; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-7500F FE SEM

TiO2 Nanoflowers

TITLE: TiO2 Nanoflowers; SUBJECT: Titanium dioxide thin films; CREDIT: Narote, Jambhulkar, Desai Nilesh, Rahul,Neha, Department of Chemistry, R.B.N.B. College Shrirampur; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 6360 A

MoO3 Nanorods

TITLE: MoO3 Nanorods; SUBJECT: Molybdenum trioxide; CREDIT: Jadhav, Karegaonkar Krishna, Shubham, Department of Chemistry, R.B.N.B. College Shrirampur, India; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 6360 A

Orchid root

TITLE: Orchid root; SUBJECT: Orchid root; CREDIT: Jasmine Coyle, Florida Atlantic University High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Mako shark skin

TITLE: Mako shark skin; SUBJECT: Mako shark skin; CREDIT: Tricia Meredith, Florida Atlantic University High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Passion Flower

TITLE: Passion Flower; SUBJECT: Shoot aplical meristem of Passiflora organensis: multipotent stem cells producing new primordia; CREDIT: Tatiana de Souza Moraes Tatiana, University of São Paulo; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-IT300LV

Hydrogel

TITLE: Hydrogel; SUBJECT: Hydrogel; CREDIT: Satviki Singh, Florida Atlantic University High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Geranium Gametes

TITLE: Geranium Gametes; SUBJECT: Pollen grains protruding from the anthers of a Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) flower; CREDIT: Karl Gaff, Nano Research Facility (NRF) at Dublin City University (DCU); METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-IT100

Love is in the air

TITLE: Love is in the air; SUBJECT: Small oxide dendrites on the surface of an urban micrometeorite; CREDIT: Anette von der Handt, University of Minnesota, Earth and Environmental Sciences; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JXA-8530FPlus EPMA

Millipede

TITLE: Millipede; SUBJECT: Millipede; CREDIT: Tricia Meredith, Florida Atlantic University High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL Neoscope JCM6000 Plus

Nano Military Personnel

TITLE: Nano Military Personnel; SUBJECT: High Entropy Alloys. Growth of NiAl precipitate in Al9Co27.3Cr18.2Fe18.2Ni27.3 (atomic %) alloy; CREDIT: VICKEY NANDAL, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), India; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL TEM JEM-1400

Flower Blossom in High Entropy Alloys

TITLE: Flower Blossom in High Entropy Alloys; SUBJECT: Beauty of High Entropy Alloys - unexpected mechanical properties as well as beautiful microstructure features (i.e., precipitates); CREDIT: VICKEY NANDAL, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), India; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 7800F PRIME FESEM

A Graphite Rose

TITLE: A Graphite Rose; SUBJECT: Quinoline insoluble particle in nuclear grade graphite displaying a rosette-like arrangement of graphite crystallites; CREDIT: Steve Johns, Boise State University; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL-2100 TEM operated at 200 kV

Kimchi Fermentors

TITLE: Kimchi Fermentors; SUBJECT: Kimchi Fermentors; CREDIT: Donna Beer Stolz, University of Pittsburgh, Center for Biologic Imaging; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JEM 6335F SEM

Hummingbird moth wing and scales

TITLE: Hummingbird moth wing and scales; SUBJECT: Hummingbird moth wing, highlighting the scales and non-scaled area; CREDIT: Donna Beer Stolz, University of Pittsburgh, Center for Biologic Imaging; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JEM 6335F SEM

Tin oxide cocoon

TITLE: Tin oxide cocoon; SUBJECT: Thermally-treated tin oxide; CREDIT: Alexandre de Oliveira Jorgetto, Unesp; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-7500F

Many Titanium Moons

TITLE: Many Titanium Moons; SUBJECT: A small piece of a titanium hip implant; CREDIT: Hannah Feinberg, Furman University; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-IT200 SEM

ESD - Electro-Sloth-Discharge

TITLE: ESD - Electro-Sloth-Discharge; SUBJECT: Electrostatic Discharge on a wafer with process layers removed down to the bare silicon level; CREDIT: James Colbath, ON Semiconductor; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL-7600F

Ear hair cells

TITLE: Ear hair cells; SUBJECT: Ear hair cells; CREDIT: Jonathan Franks, Center for Biologic Imaging; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-6335F SEM

Pollen on the leg

TITLE: Pollen on the leg; SUBJECT: Pollen on the leg of a bee; CREDIT: Jonathan Franks, Center for Biologic Imaging; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-6335F SEM

Shrink porosity

TITLE: Shrink porosity; SUBJECT: Shrink porosity found in aluminium casting. Note dendrites ends resembling teeth in a mouth; CREDIT: Marco Nunes, Caribbean Industrial Research Institute; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-6490LV

Iron oxide crystals

TITLE: Iron oxide crystals; SUBJECT: Iron oxide crystals formed due to overheating of gas nozzle aperture in a power plant. ; CREDIT: Marco Nunes, Caribbean Industrial Research Institute; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-6490LV

Nickel sulphide inclusion

TITLE: Nickel sulphide inclusion; SUBJECT: Nickel sulphide inclusion in glass pane; CREDIT: Marco Nunes, Caribbean Industrial Research Institute; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-6490LV

Ilmenite exolution

TITLE: Ilmenite exolution; SUBJECT: ; CREDIT: Jackie Kleinsasser, University of Michigan; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-7800F

A Diatom's elegant beauty

TITLE: A Diatom's elegant beauty; SUBJECT: Diatom; CREDIT: Jonathan Franks, Center for Biologic Imaging; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-6335F SEM

Covid Plaque

TITLE: Covid Plaque; SUBJECT: Covid19 infected cells; CREDIT: Jonathan Franks, Center for Biologic Imaging; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-6335F SEM

Springtail exoskeleton

TITLE: Springtail exoskeleton; SUBJECT: Springtail exoskeleton; CREDIT: DONNA STOLZ, Center for Biologic Imaging, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Cell Biology; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 6335F SEM

Intergranular corrosion

TITLE: Intergranular corrosion; SUBJECT: Intergranular corrosion of 310 stainless steel; CREDIT: Sarah Standlee, Element Materials Technology; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM 6390

The Grasshoppper

TITLE: The Grasshoppper; SUBJECT: TEM at 200 kV on 200 mesh copper TEM grid; CREDIT: ABHISHEK KUMAR; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JEM 2010 TEM

Can you find your way out?

TITLE: Can you find your way out?; SUBJECT: Colorized TEM image of polymeric nanoworms arranged in a maze-like conformation developed via aqueous polymerization-induced self-assembly (PISA); CREDIT: Spyridon Varlas, University College London; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JEM-2100 TEM

Heart of Magnesium

TITLE: Heart of Magnesium; SUBJECT: Pit formed on Magnesium alloy surface on reacting with Orthophosphoric acid due to preferential reaction in localized regions because of rare earth rich precipitate formation; CREDIT: Chetan Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JSM-7800F Prime

Diatom
TITLE: Diatom; SUBJECT: Diatom; CREDIT: Mr. Jayesh Chaudhari, CSIR-CSMCRI; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JSM-7100F
Diatoms of California Pacific Coast
TITLE: Diatoms of California Pacific Coast; SUBJECT: Diatom of genus Cocconeis; CREDIT: Jose L Hernandez Jr., San Joaquin Delta College; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL 6400 SEM
Nano Dog
TITLE: Nano Dog; SUBJECT: Carbon nanoparticles representing the profile view of a dogs head; CREDIT: Aaron Schwartz-Duval; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL 2010 cryo-electron microscope
Snowflake of Gold
TITLE: Snowflake of Gold; SUBJECT: ; CREDIT: Aaron Schwartz-Duval; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL 2010 cryo-electron microscope
Santa
TITLE: Santa; SUBJECT: Dendrites Mirrored shows what looks like Santa and a Star; CREDIT: Sheri Neva, Eurofins EAG; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL 6610LV
Nano horse head
TITLE: Nano horse head; SUBJECT: Gadolinium; CREDIT: Krishna Kumar G, Sophisticated Test and Instrumentation Centre , Cochin; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEM 2100HR
Spider spinneret
TITLE: Spider spinneret; SUBJECT: ; CREDIT: Braden Ruddy, Florida Atlantic University High School Imaging lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL SEM
Hercules Holding Coating
TITLE: Hercules Holding Coating; SUBJECT: The image demonstrates the cross-section view of AlScN thin film on Pt/Si substrate; CREDIT: PARIASADAT MUSAVIGHARAVI, University of Pennsylvania; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL F200 TEM
RER Waves
TITLE: RER Waves; SUBJECT: Acinar Cell of the Pancreas - An Enzyme Factory TEM image of waves of RER (rough endoplasmic reticulum) crashing ashore on a nucleus in an Exocrine Acinar Cell of the pancreas; CREDIT: Patrick Nahirney, University of Victoria; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL JEM1400
Magma
TITLE: Magma; SUBJECT: Electrochemical deposition of copper nanowires into a 200 nm pore size AOO template; CREDIT: Maria de Lourdes Gonzalez-Juarez, University of Southampton; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: SEM JEOL-JSM 6500F
Gecko Toes
TITLE: Gecko Toes; SUBJECT: Gecko Toes; CREDIT: Angelina Smith, Florida Atlantic University High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL SEM
Ant head
TITLE: Ant head; SUBJECT: Ant head; CREDIT: Braden Ruddy, Florida Atlantic University High School Owls Imaging Lab; METHOD/INSTRUMENT: JEOL SEM

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