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Contact: Dr. Ralf Busch
r.busch@mx.uni-saarland.de
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Saarland University

Electrostatically Levitated Metal Droplet

Caption: The hot droplet is suspended in a vacuum between two electrodes. While the droplet cools down or is heated up, its structure is continuously monitored by exposing it to radiation from the synchrotron source.

Credit: Institute of Materials Physics in Space at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) in Cologne, Germany.

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