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Photomultiplier
Photomultipliers are used to detect and amplify low intensities of light.


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Background information - What is scanning electron microscopy?
 
Images from electrons
 
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Signals generated from the specimen are collected by an electron detector, converted to photons via a scintillator, amplified in a photomultiplier, and converted to electrical signals and used to modulate the intensity of the image on the viewing screen. 
Practical uses for the SEM
 
Scan rate and signal to noise ratios
the photomultiplier tube) in order to produce an image.