Dec 7, 2022

A new type of microscope inspired by James Webb sees molecules in 6D

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Its resolution is 1.5 times better compared to state-of-the-art techniques.

Researchers developed a new technology to see very small molecules in 6D. Inspired by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) design, the latest technology uses mirror segments to sort and gather light on a microscopic scale and take three-dimensional images of molecules both in position and orientation.

Washington University in St. Louis.

The microscopic world.

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