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IBM Microscope Can See 100 Times Smaller Than An Atom

kkleiner (1468647) writes | about 2 years ago

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kkleiner writes "Building on their impressive microscopy work over the last few years, a team from IBM has refined their method to precisely measure the structural details of a single molecule. With their technique, they managed to measure very subtle differences in the distribution of electrons within the molecule’s bonds. How subtle? We’re talking 3 picometers or 0.000000000003 meters. That’s one-hundredth the diameter of an atom!"
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