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A terahertz nanoscope

Replacing the 'micro' in microscope with 'nano', and using invisible light instead of visible, won't give scientists an instrument that can image nanostructures — unless they first beat the system's diffraction limit.

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Figure 1: Sharp eyes of the terahertz nanoscope.



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Planken, P. A terahertz nanoscope. Nature 456, 454–455 (2008).

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