This is a brief tutorial to help you understand how the scanning electron microscope (abbreviated as SEM) creates breathtaking three-dimensional images. The scanning electron microscope provides detailed surface information of a sample. It also has a large depth of field, which means that a lot of the sample is in focus at one time.
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