Cryo-TEM and tomography

Characterization Expertise

Cryo-TEM and tomography

Cryogenic transmission electron microscopy (Cryo-TEM) is a method of choice to investigate the morphology of colloidal systems in situ. In our research cryo-TEM is demonstrated to be an powerful method to characterize  the swollen state of microgels in solution, which is impossible to be observed by normal TEM with dried samples. In addition, the morphological evolution of polymer particle shape and interior nanostructure can be well presented with cryo-TEM and tomography.

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