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Scientific Image - Nanowire Resting on a Human Hair

Magnified image of nanowire resting on a strand of human hair using a Scanning Electron Microscope.

DESCRIPTION

This scanning electron microscope image shows the relative thickness of typical nanowire in comparison with a strand of human hair. • SIZE: The hair is about 100 µm in diameter; the nanowire's diameter is about 100 nm. • IMAGING TOOL: Scanning electron microscope

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DESCRIPTION

This scanning electron microscope image shows the relative thickness of typical nanowire in comparison with a strand of human hair. • SIZE: The hair is about 100 µm in diameter; the nanowire's diameter is about 100 nm. • IMAGING TOOL: Scanning electron microscope

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YEAR CREATED
2014
OWNING INSTITUTION

Eric Majur, Harvard University - Attribution is required. The creator listed here has made this image available to NISE Network partners for non-profit educational use only. Uses may include but are not limited to reproduction and distribution of copies, creation of derivative works, and combination with other assets to create exhibitions, programs, publications, research, and websites.

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The creator listed above has made this image available to NISE Network partners for non-profit educational use only. Uses may include but are not limited to reproduction and distribution of copies, creation of derivative works, and combination with other assets to create exhibitions, programs, publications, research, and websites.

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