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September 1, 2020

Nano-optical probe investigating strained nanobubble of tungsten diselenide

Schematic of a laser-illuminated, nano-optical probe investigating a strained nanobubble of tungsten diselenide (WSe2) (green and yellow balls), a 2D semiconductor. The single layer of WSe2 is sitting on a layer of boron nitride (blue and grey balls).

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DMR 1838403.]

Learn more in the Montana State University news story MSU researchers find nanobubbles may hold a key to quantum technologies. (Date image taken: Sept. 12, 2018; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 1, 2020)

Credit: Nick Borys, Department of Physics, Montana State University

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