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What does SEM stand for?

SEM stands for Scanning Electron Microscope

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Most of the photos were taken using a scanning electron microscope (SEM), which can magnify objects up to 300,000 times.
FPL's new Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (ESEM) allows examination of objects at a low vacuum--or "high" pressure--permitting specimens to be examined without being dried out or having to be coated with gold or some other metallic conductor.
Other instruments of value to the forensic geologist exist, particularly the scanning electron microscope and the electron microscope.