Kay Mam

Kay Mam is an application engineer for the Thermo Scientific Phenom Desktop SEM product range at Thermo Fisher Scientific. In 2006 Kay started his career in electron microscopy as an SEM operator for a biological and medical research center in York (United Kingdom). With an FEG source, difficult specimens are easier to image. The FEG system allowed him to see new things, it was like exploring and discovering a completely new world. Ever since that day, Kay has been in love with the FEG source. In 2016, Kay joined the Phenom Desktop SEM Application Team, working on a desktop SEM with an FEG source.

FEG vs. Tungsten source in a scanning electron microscope (SEM): what’s the difference?

By Kay Mam - March 28, 2019

After few years of operating a transmission electron microscope (TEM) in my postgraduate studies, in 2006 I started my career in electron microscopy as an SEM operator for a biological and medical research center in York (United Kingdom). Not knowing how to operate an SEM before, I found it relatively easy to switch from TEM to SEM.

After few years of operating a transmission electron microscope (TEM) in my postgraduate studies, in 2006 I started my career in electron microscopy as an SEM operator for a biological and medical research center in York (United Kingdom). Not knowing how to operate an SEM before, I found it relatively easy to switch from TEM to SEM.

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