Image Number 16 for United States Patent #7276690.
The disclosure relates to a method and system of electron beam scanning for measurement, inspection or review. In accordance with one embodiment, the method includes a first scan on a region to collect first image data. The first image data is processed to determine information about a feature in the region. A scanning method is selected for imaging the feature. A second scan using the selected scanning method on the feature is then applied to collect second image data.