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Single molecules filmed dancing on a table top

By ripping an electron away from a molecule and then slamming it back again, the motion of nuclei in a molecule has been tracked with extremely high temporal and spatial resolution. See Letter p.194

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Figure 1: Molecular movies.


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Ivanov, M. Single molecules filmed dancing on a table top. Nature 483, 162–163 (2012).

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