Technology

First fiber-optic nanotip electron gun enables easier nanoscale research

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Nebraska have developed an easier way to generate electrons for nanoscale imaging and sensing, providing a useful new tool for material science, bioimaging and fundamental quantum research. In a study published in the New Journal of Physics, the researchers reported that firing intense laser […]

Technology

First fiber-optic nanotip electron gun enables easier nanoscale research

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Nebraska have developed an easier way to generate electrons for nanoscale imaging and sensing, providing a useful new tool for material science, bioimaging and fundamental quantum research. In a study published in the New Journal of Physics, the researchers reported that firing intense laser […]