Hans U. Danzebrink and Anna-Maria Gleixner
Data Channels, 2007
Atomic force photomicrograph; magnification approximately x35,000 at capture; actual sample approximately15 µm x 25 µm in size; post-capture colorization
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Braunschweig, Germany
This circuit-level image of a computer chip is a magnified view from a sample, which measures approximately 15 µm × 25 µm. The blue water-like coloring symbolizes the flow of information inside the microprocessor. The image data was provided by the nanometrologist Thorsten Dziomba, also of PTB, and the post-capture colorization was performed using WSxM scanning probe microscopy software for data visualization.
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