False-col SEM of strands of merino sheep wool

False-col SEM of strands of merino sheep wool

H120/0076 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.9MB

Downloadable file size: 2.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: False-colour scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of strands of merino sheep wool, showing the typical overlapping scales of animal hair. Magnification: x500 at 4x4-inch size, x175 at 35mm size. (The colour has been generated by the microscope itself, using two detectors to record backscattered electron (BSE) signals from the specimen. This colouring technique was developed in 1985 by Dr G.D. Danilatos of the CSIRO Division of Textile Physics, Australia; he calls it environmental SEM or ESEM.).

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: back-scattered electron, backscattered electron, colouring technique, hair, material, materials, sem, sheep, sheep wool, wool

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.