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Exploring nanoscale physics

  • 00:58:16


In the past decade there have been tremendous advances in our ability to manipulate and rapidly image matter at the atomic scale. I will discuss novel mechanisms for transporting solid matter through seemingly impermeable constrictions, creating operational molecular-scale systems such as radio receivers, weighing single atoms with a mechanical balance, watching chemical reactions in near-real-time with atomic resolution, listening to bats, and manipulating so-called massless Dirac fermions that live in a two-dimensional world. Many of the experiments rely on ultra-high-resolution transmission electron microscopes and integral nanomanipulators.



Exploring nanoscale physics


University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Physics


Berkeley, CA, University of California, Berkeley, Dept. of Physics, October 17, 2016

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Physics Colloquia






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Recorded at a colloquium held on October 17, 2016, sponsored by the Dept. of Physics, University of California, Berkeley.

originally produced as an .mts file in 2016

Speakers: Alex Zettl.

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