Reports

Visibility of Single Atoms

Science  12 Jun 1970:
Vol. 168, Issue 3937, pp. 1338-1340
DOI: 10.1126/science.168.3937.1338

Abstract

Theoretical and experimental studies indicate that, with a high-resolution scanning electron microscope, it is now possible to obtain pictures of a single heavy atom resting on a thin carbon substrate.

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