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Reconstructing the third dimension

Nature volume 486, pages 197198 (14 June 2012) | Download Citation

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An approach to microscopy has been developed that can be used to determine, from a single imaging angle, both the position of a specimen's individual atoms in the plane of observation and the atoms' vertical position. See Letter p.243

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  1. Dilano Saldin is in the Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211, USA.

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