I'll believe it when I see it!

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I'll believe it when I see it!


Kira Wyckoff
Graduate Student

Seshadri Lab and Quantum Foundry


Can you see the hexagonal pattern? Every material is composed of atoms so small we cannot see them with our naked eyes. With the help of advanced microscopy techniques, we can literally see the molybdenum atoms that make up a special Kagome lattice.

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On the left, this image displays the molybdenum layer of the crystal structure LiScMo3O8. It slowly fades into a high resolution TEM image of the same layer. We see the beauty when prediction, visualization, and experiment come together to understand an interesting quantum material.