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Oscillating Atomic Force Microscope Tip

Caption: An oscillating Atomic Force Microscope tip is shown in proximity to the Charge Density Wave (CDW) on NbSe2 surface. The yellow and blue spheres are the Selenium and Niobium atoms forming the lattice. A single CDW phase slip process is visible onto NbSe2 surface in the vicinity of the tip.

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