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Hydrogen brightens up

The imaging mode of scanning transmission electron microscopy known as annular bright-field has reached enough sensitivity to image columns of the lightest of elements within a crystal.

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Figure 1: Schematic illustration of annular bright-field imaging technique.


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Batson, P. Hydrogen brightens up. Nature Mater 10, 270–271 (2011).

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