Category: Nanotechnology/Nanoparticles

Hazards of fumes associated with sample preparation for scanning electronic microscopes (SEM)

Thanks to SEMs, we’ve seen wonders. From water bears to bed bugs, our eyes have been opened – and we’re fascinated! Those compelling views do not happen nonchalantly. Appropriate sample preparation for SEM determines how much we see. And because sample prep involves chemicals, our interests lie in understanding any respiratory hazards that may be involved. Chemicals,… Read more »