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Seeing Nano II: Using atomic force microscopy to view nano-size objects

Schematic of an AFM
Subject
Physical Science
Physics
Education Level
High School
Middle School

Students will explore the storage capacities of CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs using an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM). They will access the AFM remotely using instruments of the Remotely Accessible Instruments for Nanotechnology (RAIN) network.  RAIN is free for educators.

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