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Electron Microscopy Bibliography

by Tim Palucka

  • Arceneaux, Claude J., editor, Proceedings: Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting, Electron Microscopy Society of America, Claitor's Publishing Division (Baton Rouge, 1968)
  • Bradbury, S., The Microscope Past and Present, Pergamon Press (London, 1968)
  • Breton, Bernie C., The Early History and Development of The Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Fujita, Hiroshi, editor in chief, History of Electron Microscopes, Commercial Exhibition Committee, 11th International Congress on Electron Microscopy (Kyoto, 1986)
  • Gabor, D., The Electron Microscope, Chemical Publishing Company, Inc. (New York, 1948)
  • Goldstein, Joseph I., and Yakowitz, Harvey, Practical Scanning Electron Microscopy, Plenum Press (New York, 1975)
  • Hawley, G., Seeing the Invisible, Alfred A. Knopf (New York, 1945)
  • Kiss, Klara, Problem Solving with Microbeam Analysis, Elsevier Science Publishers (Amsterdam, 1988)
  • Marton, L.L., Early History of the Electron Microscope, San Francisco Press, Inc. (San Francisco, 1968)
  • McMullan, D. Scanning Electron Microscopy 1928-1965
  • Rasmussen, N., Picture Control: The Electron Microscope and the Transformation of Biology in America, 1940-1960, Stanford University Press (Stanford, 1997)
  • Rickerby, David G., Valdre, Giovanni, and Valdre, Ugo, editors, Impact of Electron and Scanning Probe Microscopy on Materials Research, Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1999)
  • Smith, K.C.A., “Charles Oatley: Pioneer of Sacanning Electron Microscopy,” in Electron Microscopy and Analysis 1997: Proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group Conference, University of Cambridge, 2-5 September 1997 Ed. J M Rodenburg, Institute of Physics Publishing, Ltd. (Cambridge, 1997). Article also available online.
  • Valdre, U., editor, Electron Microscopy in Material Science, Academic Press (New York, 1971)
  • Williams, David B., Practical Analytical Electron Microscopy in Materials Science, Philips Electronic Instruments, Inc. Electron Optics Publishing Group (Mahwah, New Jersey, 1984)
  • Zworykin, V. et al., Electron Optics and the Electron Microscope, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (New York, 1945)

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This page was updated on 19 July 2002 by Arne Hessenbruch.