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AFM Images of Molecules Before and After Reaction

Caption: These are atomic force microscope images and chemical structures of a molecule before and after it reacts on a surface. The structures of the two major products of the reaction were unexpected, which shows the value of this type of imaging.

Credit: Felix Fischer and Michael Crommie, UC Berkeley

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