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Glossary terms about Electron beam voltage

Electron beam voltage
The voltage of the electron beam. A scanning electron microscope usually has the capacity to operate in a range from from 0 to 30 kilovolts (kV), and sometimes up to 40 kV.

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Sample insertion and beam activation
While you are waiting for the machine to reach its correct vacuum you can select the electron beam voltage that you will need to use (but don’t turn it on yet).