Contact: Patrick Regan
Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Caption: This transmission electron micrograph shows a solid-state nanopore: The white circle in the middle of the picture. The otherwise patchy-looking structure results from the polycrystalline nature of a gold film that was evaporated onto the silicon nitride membrane (which cannot be seen).
Credit: Rant group, TU Muenchen Copyright TU Muenchen
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