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Manipulating individual atoms
Electrons are fundamentally different to light as a microscopy probe since they carry significant momentum and thus can case changes in the atomic structure. This can be used to manipulate materials on the atomic scale using the Ångström-sized electron probe of a scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM).