Crystal structure fractures (IMAGE) DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Caption Microscopy-generated images showing the path of a fracture and accompanying crystal structure deformation in the CrCoNi alloy at nanometer scale during stress testing at 20 kelvin (-424 F). The fracture is propagating from left to right. Credit Robert Ritchie/Berkeley Lab Usage Restrictions Use credit License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.