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Watching two-dimensional materials grow

They are among the thinnest structures on earth: "two-dimensional materials" are crystals which consist of only one or a few layers of atoms. They often display unusual properties, promising many new applications in opto-electronics ...

dateAug 29, 2018 in Nanomaterials
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Manipulating single atoms with an electron beam

All matter is composed of atoms, which are too small to see without powerful modern instruments including electron microscopes. The same electrons that form images of atomic structures can also be used to move atoms in materials. ...

dateJul 09, 2018 in Nanomaterials
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Japan quake battered most powerful microscopes

Two of the world's most powerful microscopes suffered severe damage from a deadly earthquake that hit the western Japanese city of Osaka, causing delays in cutting-edge cell and atomic-level research, a scientist said Friday.

dateJun 29, 2018 in Other
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