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September 22nd, 2004

Microscope etches ultrathin lines

Researchers from the University of Sheffield in England have shown that it is possible to match electron beam resolution for organic materials using an ultraviolet laser shown through a near-field optical microscope.

The researchers etched 20-nanometer features into a single layer of molecules on a gold surface using 244-nanometer ultraviolet light.


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