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Dancing peacock

Dancing peacock
© Atsushi Muto, Yukari Dan, Ryuichiro Tamochi, Mari Kasahara (Hitachi Science Systems,Ltd.)

This picture was recorded with an SEM using a printed circuit board irradiated by a laser beam. The laser beam is so powerful that it changes structures of many materials. What you can see here may remind you of a peacock with its wings fully opened for welcoming the coming of the 21st century.

At 55th photo contest hosted by the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy in 1999.


Specimen : Printed circuit board

Instrument : Cold Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope S-4700

Magnification : × 2,000

*All information related to these photographers is based on the information when the photo was taken.

*This work was presented at the "photo contest" hosted by the Japanese Society of Microscopy.

*Reproduction or republication without permission prohibited.

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