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Video: Want to See an Atom? In 3D?

Video: Want to See an Atom? In 3D?

Now, we can see metal atoms in amazing detail

atom, physics, UCLA, visual

A UCLA team has managed to look at the structure of an atom; something we’ve never been able to visualize before. Here’s a close, three-dimensional look at platinum.

Source: YouTube

Chen, C., Zhu, C., White, E., Chiu, C., Scott, M., Regan, B., Marks, L., Huang, Y., & Miao, J. (2013). Three-dimensional imaging of dislocations in a nanoparticle at atomic resolution Nature DOI: 10.1038/nature12009

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