A staple through paper.
Wood in the SEM. Toona Mahogany (Toona Ciliata)
A set of images of a manganese oxide corrosion film at progressively lower voltage. One example of why I use low voltage (1kV) most of the time.
Copper traces on a circuit board, plated with lead-tin solder. In the backscattered electron contrast, the bright flower-like patterns are lead.
Fusion razor blade; with teflon coating; FIB cross-sectioned.
A TEM sample prepared by lift-out and FIB. The 1 micron-sized particle of interest was located on the filter paper, coated with osmium and platinum, lifted out with the nanomanipulator and then thinned for TEM analysis.
The surface of a Coticule stone, the amazing natural Belgian hone and some slurry from a Coticule, containing garnets along with bits of mica and the occasional particle of silica.
World’s smallest snowman.
Like little Christmas trees…