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Step Dances on Silicon

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Science  01 Sep 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5791, pp. 1247-1249
DOI: 10.1126/science.1131892

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Atomic structures grow differently on different crystal surfaces of silicon. Low-energy electron microscope images now explain why.