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Glossary terms about Backscattered Electron Image

Backscattered Electron Image (BEI)
The image that is obtained from backscattered electrons that are reflected from a specimen. The BEI image is dependent on surface topography and average atomic number of specimen.

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Both compositional or topographical backscattered electron images (BEI) can be recorded depending on the window of electron energies selected for image formation.