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Home > NanoArt 2012 Exhibition > Bjorn Hoffmann, Germany, 2012
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Smallest Mona Lisa in the world
A single crystalline and 50nm thin gold nanoplatelet was etched with a focused gallium ion beam in a Tescan Lyra 3 FIB/SEM system. For the patterning a greyscale image of the Mona Lisa was used which grey value coded the etching depth. It is etched only 20nm deep into the crystal. The image was taken at 5kV acceleration voltage with the secondary electron detector. The coloring of the image was done with the program “gwyddion”, where the “sky” color palette was used. The Mona Lisa has only a size of 2 x 3 µm˛, which makes it most likely the smallest Mona Lisa in the world!
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Filename:Smallest Mona Lisa in the world 72dpi 800px.jpg
Album name:Bjorn Hoffmann, Germany, 2012
Keywords:nanoart, nanoplatelet, FIB / SEM, Mona Lisa, electron, image, color
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