The Microscope That Uses Quantum Physics to Trace Atoms

The Microscope That Uses Quantum Physics to Trace Atoms

In the late 1970s, two physicists in Switzerland set out to invent a new type of microscope using quantum physics that would allow them to do something no one had ever done before: see the individual atoms in a sheet of metal.

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