Scanning Electron Microscopy Seminar

Principles of SEM - An Overview

The primary focus of this seminar is to explain the basics of SEM and EDS and the associated benefits thereof.  After watching the seminar you will have a better understanding of why Scanning Electron Microscopy and Energy-Dispersive X-ray spectroscopy are such a vital part of the microscopist's repertoire of instruments in the laboratory.

Watch this Seminar today to learn about:

  • Basis of and Benefits of SEM
  • SEM Electron Optics and Imaging
  • Low Vacuum mode
  • Principles of EDS
  • When considering SEM/EDS analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • SEM Speciman Preparation

About the Presenters

Presenter: David Edwards, Senior Applications Specialist

Dave Edwards has 30 years of experience in SEM including the development of new and novel detectors for SEM.  He is also a member and affiliate of the Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Chemistry and Instrumentation.  Dave is bringing 12 years of experience as an instructor for SEM and EDS to this presentation.


  • Benjamin Muller, Applications Specialist
  • David Edwards, Senior Applications Specialist

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