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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

NIST Polishes Method for Creating Tiny Diamond Machines

Caption: This colorized electron microscope image reveals the boxy shape of the pits the NIST team etched into the diamond surface, exhibiting their smooth vertical sidewalls and flat bottom. The pits were between 1 and 72 micrometers in size.

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