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    Electron transfer mechanism Anaerobes have potential to reduce organic compounds to support metabolism without oxygen but exoelectrogens have tendency to transfer electrons directly to chemicals that are not intermediate electron acceptors. Anaerobes transfer electrons to soluble compounds like nitrate and sulfate which can diffuse through cell membrane to cell, but exoelectrogens like Shewanella and Geobacter species are capable to transfer electrons outside of the cell [11]. Biofilm technologies

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    The Discovery Of The Electron The electron was discovered in 1895 by J.J. Thomson in the form of cathode rays, and was the first elementary particle to be identified. The electron is the lightest known particle which possesses an electric charge. Its rest mass is Me <approximately equal> 9.1 x 10 -28 g, about 1/1836 of the mass of the proton or neutron. The charge of the electron is -e = -4.8 x 10^-10 esu <elec trostatic unit). The sign of the electron's charge is negative by convention, and that

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    about the makeup of matter, in different ways and with different conclusions. In this instance I will be looking at the discovery of the electron, how our understanding of it has changed over the years, and measure how it has contributed to where we are today. Joseph John Thomson (J. J. Thomson, 1856 - 1940) is widely recognized as the discoverer of the electron. Thomson was a Professor of Experimental Physics at Cambridge University, and Director of its Cavendish Laboratory, from 1884 until 1919

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    Electron Microscopy Investigation The electron microscope was first made when biologists found a problem with the resolution of a light microscope. Resolution means “the ability to distinguish between two points”; the problem is that the maximum resolution of a light microscope is 200nm. So if two points are closer together than 200nm they are seen as one. One example of this problem is that under a light microscope the centrioles in an animal cell appear as one, however when viewed under

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    Electron Microscope The electron microscope has become one of the most widely utilized instruments for materials characterization. An electron microscope is a scientific instrument that allows us to “see” objects so small that they cannot be seen in any other way. (CITE) Electron microscopes have allowed scientists to see individual molecules and atoms for the first time. Most microscopes, including those in schools and laboratories today, are optical microscopes. They use glass lenses to enlarge

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    Electron microscope is a powerful tool that enables the study of particles in nanometer range. The invention of compound microscope in 1590 started to way to a new era of microscopy. The primitive microscope could magnify the object 20 to 30 times its original size. With more development in the field of optical microscopy by the beginning of the 20th century optical microscopes became more powerful and are capable of magnifying objects to 1000x their original size. In spite of this tremendous improvement

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    Ratio of Charge to Mass for the Electron Introduction: The object of this lab was to determine the measure of the ratio of an electron to its mass. This is done by accelerating a stream of electrons through a measured potential difference. The stream of electrons moves through a uniform magnetic field. It is perpendicular to the velocity of the electrons. The path of the electrons is circular because of this fact. The ratio of e/m can be found by the relationships between the measured accelerating

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    Investigation of Positively and Negatively Charged Electrons To try and find out if positively charged electrons deposit to the negatively charged electrons. This means, the electrons in the cathode attract electrons from the anode so they move towards the cathode from the anode. Prediction: I think that as the electrons move from the anode to the cathode, the mass of the anode to the cathode, the mass of the anode decreases whilst the mass of the cathode increases. I can support

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    Scanning Electron Microscope

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    instruments is the scanning electron microscope (SEM). This instrument can be used in examining physical evidence found at crime scenes. There have been a number of scientists that have developed and improved the SEM. SEM is very significant in forensics because it can narrow down size, shape, and chemical composition. The scanning electron microscope is always growing and becoming a great impact on forensic science. We will start of learning where the scanning electron microscope (SEM) began. Knoll

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    Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) technique was employed extensively through want this study to examine and obtain images of prepared samples. The associated analytical facility of Energy dispersive X-Ray (EDX) analysis was used to identify and quantify the elemental composition of the prepare samples. These different techniques are essentially part of one instrument. The EDX facility (an X-Ray detector and associated software) is incorporated intimately as part of the SEM itself. The EDX facility

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