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Resolution of an electron microscope for a given voltage

  1. Oct 31, 2005 #1
    how do you calculate the following question?
    what is the smallest distance that could possibly resolve for an electron microscope operating at 50KV?
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  3. Oct 31, 2005 #2


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    HINT: What is the deBroglie wavelength of 50 KeV electrons?
  4. Nov 4, 2005 #3
    ok! thanks!
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