News From the Field
A microscope as a shovel?
January 28, 2019
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Using a familiar tool in a way it was never intended to be used opens up a whole new method to explore materials, report University of Connecticut researchers. They used the tip of an atomic force microscope as a chisel and found it could map the electric interior of a film of bismuth ferrite in great detail as it excavated. The new technique could open up new discoveries in a broad range of areas. Full Story
University of Connecticut
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