Fast EELS Analysis of Metals in a Blood Cell
Paolo Longo, Ph.D., Gatan, Inc.

Fast EELS analysis of metals in a blood cell attacked by the malaria parasite

EELS data taken using a FEI F20 TEM/STEM microscope equipped with S-FEG emission gun and a fully loaded GIF Quantum® ER system.


Voltage: 200 kV; data taken in STEM mode; EELS spectrum (80 – 2080 eV) exposure time: 5 ms; dataset size: 216 x 272 pixels; total exposure time: 4 min