Nano-Explosions

19 March 2008

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This photo was the 1st place winner at the annual Science as Art competition in San Francisco, held by the Materials Research Society.

“Color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph of an overflowed electrodeposited magnetic nanowire array (CoFeB), where the template has been subsequently completely etched. It’s a reminder that nanoscale research can have unpredicted consequences at a high level.”

Credit: Fanny Beron, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

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