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Only skin-deep

Separating the details of surface structure from those of the bulk material is difficult. An X-ray-based technique reveals clearer, and contrasting, pictures of the atomic surface structure of water and methanol.

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Figure 1: Skimming the surface.


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Rossky, P. Only skin-deep. Nature 419, 889–890 (2002).

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