Scanning Photoionization Microscope (image) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Share Print E-Mail Caption JILA's scanning photoionization microscope (SPIM) includes an optical microscope (in vacuum chamber, background) and an ultrafast laser (appears as blue, foreground). Credit Credit: O.L.A. Monti, T.A. Baker, and D.J. Nesbitt/JILA Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.