An official website of the United States government
Here’s how you know
Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.
Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( LockA locked padlock
) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.
NIST's June Lau, in collaboration with Brookhaven National Lab and Euclid TechLabs, have invented a new type of electron microscope that gives us a freeze-frame look at the smallest parts of our world. To do this, they shoot microwaves at an arbitrary frequency through a waveguide, so that only electrons catching onto their desired wave can get through the microscope. By controlling the waves, you control the timeframe. It’s a whole new level of photography, capturing atomic-scale still images mid-motion.
In the Analytical/Test category, for contributions to the development of the Affordable Laser-free Retrofittable Stroboscopic Solution for Ultra-fast Electron Microscopy, with Euclid TechLabs, LLC,
JEOL USA Inc., and Brookhaven National Laboratory.