x-ray microscope


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x-ray microscope

n.
An instrument using x-rays to render a highly magnified image.
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Argonne's APS, which works like a giant X-ray microscope, is a DOE Office of Science User Facility supported by the Scientific User Facilities Division of the Basic Energy Sciences Program in the Office of Science.
the x-ray microscope will mainly be used by research groups from the geosciences (eg applied geology, Hydrogeology, Applied mineralogy, Environmental geochemistry and soil science) and life sciences (eg microbiology) with extensive research questions.
Bruker's SKYSCANTM 1273 benchtop 3D X-ray microscope is based on micro-computed tomography (Micro-CT) technology.
It will create the "most advanced 3D hard X-ray microscope and enable researchers to view and manipulate matter at the atomic level to solve complex science problems across multiple disciplines," a statement from the lab said.
A valuable tool for research, Diamond Light Source--an X-ray microscope, powered by electrons--allows researchers to study the molecules and atoms that make up materials.
A huge X-ray microscope has revealed growth bands in plankton shells that show how shell chemistry records the sea temperature.
Anew X-ray microscope probes the inner intricacies of materials smaller than human cells and creates unparal-leled high-resolution 3-D images.
"A typical electron or X-ray microscope image is about 100 times more blurred than the theoretical limit defined by the wavelength.
A new X-ray microscope technique gives a super-detailed look inside small samples, and does it in 3-D.
Even the best x-ray microscope lenses (concentric circles of metal known as Fresnel zone plates), can't focus x-rays with high efficiency, so to get an image means using such intense radiation that it more quickly damages biological specimens.
Jeffrey Gillow, a researcher at Brookhaven National Laboratory, has been making use of the X-ray microscope at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) in New York to see extremely fine details of bacteria biochemistry in a technique known as X-ray spectromicroscopy.
We applied these results to characterize spatially-resolved spectra of a tungsten integrated circuit interconnect obtained using a scanning transmission x-ray microscope. The results indicate tungsten fiducial markers were deposited into silica trenches with a depths of 50% and 60% of the markers' heights.