A commemorative postage stamp on the 11th International Congress of Electron Microscopy (ICEM), Kyoto :

International Federation of Societies for Microscopy (IFSM)Issued by Japan

Issued on Aug 30, 1986

Design : Structure of electron microscopy & the image of an atom

Designer : Fumito Ohtani

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 60 yen

Size : 25 x 35.5 mm vertical

Paper : White gravure paper, unwmkd.

Quantity : 25,000,000 copies

Sheet : 20 stamps (4 x 5)

Printing : Photogravure (6 colors)

About : 

  • ICEM is the large-scaled international congress held every four years by the International Federation of Electron Microscopy. The 11th congress is held in Kyoto from August 31 to September 7. The researchers from many countries are gathered in a hall who go on with their studies by means of electron microscopy in the wide field, such as fundamental medical science like pathology and bacteriology, biochemistry like zoology and botany, crystallography, physics, chemistry, and electronics.