Moynihan et al – Experimental Optimization and Data Analysis of In-Situ Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2022, 28, 2344-2345.

Eoin Moynihan*1, 2, Temilade Adegoke2, 3, Kevin Ryan2, 3, Ursel Bangert1 and Michele Conroy 1, 4

1Department of Physics, University of Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland.
2. Bernal Institute, University of Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland.
3. Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland.
4. Department of Materials, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
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This research combines the techniques of EELS and liquid in-situ electron microscopy, optimizing the experimental parameters and data analysis approach. EELS has been successfully used in in-situ microscopy before but there are clear challenges and issues to overcome. [5] A major challenge is the opposing criteria for the two techniques. Most liquid in-situ holders require a SiN membrane to encapsulate the cell where the liquid flows, resulting in a relatively thick sample.

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