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ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

A 3D map of atoms in 2D materials

Scanning atomic electron tomography measurements reveal the 3D local structure around single dopant atoms in 2D transition metal dichalcogenides, providing essential information to investigate and predict their electronic properties.

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Fig. 1: Scanning atomic electron tomography of defects in 2D materials.

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Kirkland, A.I. A 3D map of atoms in 2D materials. Nat. Mater. 19, 827–828 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-020-0646-3

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