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Micro Palace

Micro Palace

© Yasumitsu Ueki, Kenji Hirose, Tadamasa Tsuruta, Sadahiko Okamura (Hitachi Instrument Engineering Co.,Ltd.)

Crystal structure of silicon makes you imagine a micro-palace floating in a sea of clouds.

Prize winning photo at 49th photo contest hosted by the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy in 1993.


  • Specimen: A silicon crystal grain
  • Instrument: Transmission Electron Microscope H-9000UHR
  • Magnification : × 800,000
  • Accelerating voltage : 300 kV
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This work was presented at the "photo contest" hosted by the Japanese Society of Microscopy.
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