Scanning electron microscopy and microprobe: electron optics, electron beam - specimen interaction, signal detection, image formation, contrast types. EDX and WDX (basic notes) spectroscopies; qualitative and quantitative
Understanding the fundamentals of electron microscopies and energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy, which permit the observation and characterization of heterogeneous organic and inorganic materials.
“Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray Microanalysis”, J.I. Goldstein, D.E. Newbury, P. Echlin, D.C. Joy, A.D. Romig, Jr., C.E. Lyman, C. Fiori, E. Lifshin, Plenum Press, 1992.
“Trasmission Electron Microscopy”, D.B. Williams and C.B. Carter, Plenum Press, 1996.