High resolution imaging of ultrafine bubbles in water by Atmospheric SEM-CL

Micron have published an article by Inami et Al in which atmospheric scanning electron microscopy-cathodoluminescence (ASEM-CL) was used to observe ultrafine bubbles in water.

The abstract reads that fine bubbles, which include micro bubbles and ultrafine bubbles, have a wide range of applications, including: agriculture, sterilization, water treatment, semiconductor manufacturing and more …

Silson’s silicon nitride membranes (frame size 5.0 mm x 5.0 mm and frame thickness 200μm, membrane size 50 μm x 50 μm  (3 × 3 array), and membrane thickness 50 nm) were used for observations made using the ASEM-CL method microscope, which consists of a scanning electron microscope (SEM) and an optical microscope, because the membrane sealed the chamber of the SEM.

Here is the link to read the article in full and why this research is important in promoting the development of the above application fields!

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