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A Microscope Films a Microscope in Operation
A scanning tunnelling electron microscope detects nanostructures atom by atom.  A video from the Peter Grünberg Institute shows how the ultrafine tip of this type of microscope scans the surface of a sample.  This was “filmed” using a scanning electron microscope.

Link to film: http://www.fz-juelich.de/pgi/pgi-3/EN/UeberUns/Organisation/Gruppe2/microFilmsMicro/_node.html

Source: Forschungszentrum Jülich