Scientists Reconstruct a 3D Structure from a Single Imagekkleiner (1468647) writes "Scientists have developed a method to determine the 3D positions of atoms in a crystal from a single image. Using an electron microscope, a high resolution scan is taken of a magnesium oxide crystal aligned such that the atoms fall into columns. Quantum interactions with the electron wave are detected and mapped by depth. The method is even able to differentiate the magnesium and oxygen atoms as well as atoms from impurities."
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