FEI will demonstrate the world´s first tabletop scanning electron microscope (SEM) designed specifically for education on Capitol Hill today. The Phenom-Ed provides magnification up to 20,000x -- far beyond the range of traditional optical microscopes giving students access to micro- and nanoscale worlds rarely seen in undergraduate and high school studies.

Congressman David Wu (D-OR), Congresswoman Darlene Hooley (D-OR), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Senator Gordon Smith (D-OR), among many other guests, will attend the unveiling.

FEI Company (Nasdaq: FEIC), a global leader in electron microscopes and focused ion beam systems, developed the microscope to bring a new teaching dimension to the...

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