Hyperlens Crystal Capable of Viewing Living Cells in Unprecedented Detail

News   Dec 13, 2017 | Original Story by David Salisbury for Vanderbilt University.

 
Hyperlens Crystal Capable of Viewing Living Cells in Unprecedented Detail

New hyperlens crystal is capable of resolving details as small as a virus on the surface of living cells. The atomic structure of the hexagonal boron nitride crystal is shown in the cutout. Credit: Keith Wood / Vanderbilt.

 
 
 

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