Cryo-FIB/SEM. Image courtesy of the Centre for Plant Integrative Biology, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, UK. http://www.cpib.ac.uk
Cosmetic foundation cream
Cryo-preserved, cryo-FIB/SEM section through cosmetic foundation cream showing Liposomes (L), Colour oxide (C) and Protein mix (PM). 1.5 kV, backscattered image.
Filled laminated polymer
Cryo-FIB/SEM (DualBeam) section of ceramic-filled, laminated polymer. A combination of hard and soft materials FIB-cut without damage or distortion. 2 kV, secondary electron image.
Tobacco leaf surface shown, and tobacco petal cross-sectioned using cryo-FIB/SEM (DualBeam), sublimated and coated with platinum (Pt). Secondary electron image.
Oil/water emulsion by cryo-SEM and cryo-FIB/SEM
A comparison of a fractured cryo-SEM specimen (left) and the same specimen prepared by cryo-FIB/SEM (right).
Image courtesy of NITTO Japan