First-ever Recorded X-ray Signature of a Single Atom.

X-ray signature of a single atom

For the first time, scientists have measured the X-ray signature of a single atom. A multi-center team with contributors from Ohio University, Argonne National Laboratory, the University of Illinois-Chicago, and others published the work in Nature. This study could have enormous implications for scientists’ capability to detect chemical elements in materials. Trapped at attogram X-rays … Read more