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Lan Zhou and Randy Headrick, University of Vermont

Caption: University of Vermont graduate student Lan Zhou and professor Randy Headrick made a fundamental discovery in the physics of sputter deposition that may improve computer chips, solar panels, X-ray lenses and even your next pair of mirrored sunglasses.

Credit: Sally McCay, University of Vermont, 2010

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