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Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics Celebrates Its 200th Volume!

By: , Posted on: June 29, 2017

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We are delighted to announce that our long running physics book serial Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics celebrates its 200th volume this year. The volume published in June and includes a chapter on Phase Plates for Transmission Electron Microscopy by Christopher J. Edgcombe and a chapter on X-Ray Lasers in Biology: Structure and Dynamics by John C. H. Spence.

Alongside these new and important contributions we will also publish a previously never brefore digitised chapter from the series Advances in Optical and Election Microscopy. As our editor Peter Hawkes explains “This series contained many articles of considerable importance, often written by major figures in the world of electron microscopy and electron optics. The fact that one of the editors, Dr V.E. Cosslett FRS, was a well-known personality and knew many of the authors personally was of course a great asset. Thus the first volume of the series contained a chapter by Ernst Ruska (Nobel Prize, 1986) who built the first electron microscope in the 1930s. This was followed by an authoritative article by Gaston Dupouy (Membre de l’Institut, former Director-General of the CNRS) on the high-voltage microscope, the first of which was built in his custom-built  laboratory, and an equally scholarly article on aberration correction by Albert Septier, widely known as co-author of a book on electron optics that was the principal source of information on the subject in the 1960s and 1970s. Most of the subsequent volumes contained major chapters by very distinguished authors and the absence of AOEM on ScienceDirect means that they are read and cited much less than they deserve. They can be divided into two groups (not mutually exclusive): those that are in some sense archival, indispensable reading for anyone tracing the background of the subject (Hanszen, Erickson, Hardy, Wade, Joy, Misell, Vainshtein, Cosslett) and those that should still be consulted and used today (Dupouy, Septier, Bok. Metherell, Hawkes, Lauer, Herrmann, Colliex, Rouse, Plies, Adriaanse, Shimizu); and this does not include all the articles that deserve republication.”

We are pleased to offer you a complimentary chapter called Past and Present Attempts to Attain the Resolution Limit of the Transmission Electron Microscope by Ernst Ruska.

If you would like to view more chapters from Advance in Electron Physics, visit ScienceDirect today.

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