Physics in Action: Seeing Atoms Feature Summary

Type:
Spotlight
Title:
Physics in Action: Seeing Atoms
Description:
Find out how scanning tunneling microscopes can be used to see atoms, which are too small to see with optical instruments. This same microscope can actually move atoms and locate them precisely on a surface--check out this site to see a circle of atoms and the electron waves inside the circle.
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August 1, 2005 - September 1, 2005