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Nature Methods volume 6, page 792 (2009) | Download Citation

Researchers use atomic force microscopy to image the chemical structure of the small molecule pentacene, with atomic resolution.

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    et al. The chemical structure of a molecule resolved by atomic force microscopy. Science 325, 1110–1114 (2009).

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