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Analytical Systems, Electron Microscopes & Medical Systems


Micro Bouquet

Micro Bouquet

© Yuki Inagi(Hitachi High-Tech Manufacturing & Service corporation)
© Masako Nishimura, atsushi Muto, Yukari Dan, Mari Sakaue (Hitachi High-Tech Corporation)

The small bouquet was found in the electron microscope. This is a SEM image of synthesized zeolite used for a catalyst in a variety of industrial applications. The structure of petal increases surface area and improves performance of catalyzer.

At 65th photo contest hosted by the Japanese Society of Microscopy in 2009.


  • Specimen: Synthesized zeolite
  • Instrument: Ultra-high Resolution Scanning Electron Microscope SU8000
  • Accelerating voltage: 2kV
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This work was presented at the "photo contest" hosted by the Japanese Society of Microscopy.
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