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Sharpest Manmade Object!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by dontoe, Aug 11, 2006.

  1. dontoe

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    A field ion microscope (FIM) image of a very sharp tungsten needle. The small round features are individual atoms. The lighter colored elongated features are traces captured as atoms moved during the imaging process (approximately 1 second).​
    Reported by: Rezeq et al., Journal of Chemical Physics, 28 May 2006


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    had enough needles lately.
     
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