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November 16th, 2004

TEAM designs world's highest resolution microscope

Abstract:
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences is funding this $100 million microscopy project, called the Transmission Electron Aberration-corrected Microscope (TEAM). One of the goals is to achieve a resolution of 0.5 Ångstrom resolution – about one-million times smaller than the diameter of a human hair — by the end of the decade. Another objective is to acquire three-dimensional images at atomic resolution. Today's best microscopes can only image a two-dimensional projection of columns of atoms.

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