Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
01 Mar 1991
 | 01 Mar 1991

On the preparation of specimens for scanning electron microscopy and a simple technique for plate making, using a black background

J. E. Whittaker and R. L. Hodgkinson

Abstract. Methods for cleaning, the mounting of micropalaeontological specimens (foraminifera, ostracods and conodonts) on SEM stubs and for successful plate making on a black background are described.