Comparison of optimal performance at 300 keV of three direct electron detectors for use in low dose electron microscopy

  title={Comparison of optimal performance at 300 keV of three direct electron detectors for use in low dose electron microscopy},
  author={G. McMullan and A. R. Faruqi and D. Clare and R. Henderson},
  pages={156 - 163}
  • G. McMullan, A. R. Faruqi, +1 author R. Henderson
  • Published 2014
  • Materials Science, Physics, Medicine
  • Ultramicroscopy
  • Low dose electron imaging applications such as electron cryo-microscopy are now benefitting from the improved performance and flexibility of recently introduced electron imaging detectors in which electrons are directly incident on backthinned CMOS sensors. There are currently three commercially available detectors of this type: the Direct Electron DE-20, the FEI Falcon II and the Gatan K2 Summit. These have different characteristics and so it is important to compare their imaging properties… CONTINUE READING
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