The Physics Group has purchased a high resolution atomic force microscope (AFM). This instrument can produce high resolution images of structures that are 1000 times smaller than a human hair. Physics students and faculty use the AFM for mapping micro and nanostructures, studying surface properties of thin films, and manipulating matter at the nanoscal.
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