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Prior knowledge for TEM


Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)

Prior knowledge for TEM

  • Nature, charge and mass of electron
  • Atomic structure in terms of electrons and nucleus
  • The idea of the conduction band or valence band
  • Crystalline nature of most materials
  • Energy in terms of eV, kinetic energy
  • De Broglie - energy/wavelength conversions
  • Anode/cathode terminology
  • Deflection of a charge by a magnetic field
  • Energy transfer in billiard-ball collisions
  • The concept of diffraction
  • Vector algebra (sum, difference, dot product, cross product)
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