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Dose-symmetric tomography

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This script is considered obsolete, as the functionality has largely been integrated into the SerialEM graphical user interface. As even obsolete scripts can be useful for learning scripting or serve as the basis for new developments, it will continue to be available on this site.


Name Dose-symmetric tomography
Category Tomography
Language SerialEM Scripting
Description The script will tilt the stage back and forth to give a tilt series with perfect dose distribution.
Author Wim Hagen
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Version History

Version 1.0


Upload date February 01, 2017
Download count 893
SerialEM version ≥ 3.6



Setup Low Dose.

Set eucentric height.

Start script.


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