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Seawalking

© Eri Komatsu(Hitachi High-Technologies Manufacturing & Service corporation)
© Yoshihisa Orai, Akinari Morikawa, Shuichi Takeuchi (Hitachi High-Technologies corporation)

The cryogenic microscopy is one of techniques to allow direct observation of water containing specimen by SEM. This picture is a crystal ice on polymer gel surface observed at -100°C. It reminds us vivid lives in tropical seabed. Shall we take a walk through the fantastic coral walk way.

Third Place(Field 1: Non-biology)
At the 16th International Microscopy Congress (IMC16), Micrograph Competition(2006).

Condition

  • Specimen: Cold Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope S-4700
  • Accelerating voltage: 1 kV
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This work was presented at the 16th International Microscopy Congress (IMC16), Micrograph Competition.
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