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Nanotechnique creates image 30 microns in width
August 5, 2013
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have "painted" the Mona Lisa on a substrate surface approximately 30 microns in width--or one-third the width of a human hair. In producing the "Mini Lisa," the team was able to vary the surface concentration of molecules on short-length scales, demonstrating a technique that potentially could be used to nano manufacture devices.
Georgia Institute of Technology
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