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Beyond the diffraction limit?

The wave nature of light manifests itself in diffraction, which hampers attempts to determine the location of molecules. Clever use of microscopic techniques might now be circumventing the 'diffraction limit'.

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Stelzer, E. Beyond the diffraction limit?. Nature 417, 806–807 (2002).

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