Scanning Electron Microscopy: Low-Magnification Pictures of Uncoated Zoological Specimens

Science  26 Jan 1973:
Vol. 179, Issue 4071, pp. 386-388
DOI: 10.1126/science.179.4071.386


Good low-magnification (x 5 to x 500) scanning electron microscope pictures of dry, uncoated zoological specimens may be obtained with a low accelerating voltage (1.5 to 3 kilovolts) in conjunction with a short exposure to the scanning beam.