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October 7th, 2009

Now, you can adore atoms at nanoscale

Abstract:
Students in the city will soon have the chance to view matter at the nanoscale with Science City,
on the planetarium campus, to acquire table-top atomic force microscopes (AFM) for its centres across the country, starting with Chennai. Ordinary optical microscopes can magnify only about 1000 times, while electronic microscopes can magnify up to one million times.

Speaking at the inauguration of an awareness workshop on nanotechnology at the Periyar Science and Technology Centre here on Monday, Science City chairman M Anandakrishnan said the acquisition would propel students' interest in the field of nanoscience.

Source:
indiatimes.com

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