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Electron microscopy

Atomic resolution comes into phase

Atomic-resolution differential phase-contrast imaging using aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy now provides a sensitive probe of the electric field associated with individual atoms.

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Figure 1: STEM geometry for imaging.


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