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a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron)

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SACLA (SPring-8 Angstrom Compact free electron LAser) opens a window into the structure of atoms and molecules at a level of detail never seen before.
Our drummer was into all technical things and he came up with Angstroms," reveals Gordon.
Imation is addressing the challenge of building terabyte-class tape with its new Tera Angstrom Technology, a proprietary metal particulate advanced formulation and manufacturing process to develop magnetic media that leads to uniform surface smoothness and higher SNR, and therefore enables the higher capacity and transfer rates required for future tape storage products.
5 Angstrom Imaging Milestone Reveals the Smallest Details Ever Seen by Electron Microscopy
Rhodes and his coworkers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have shown that clusters of xenon atoms irradiated by extremely short, powerful pulses of ultraviolet light can generate X-rays having wavelengths ranging from 2 to 3 angstroms.
SAXS is a technique for measuring pore size and distribution, capable of pore size determination with pore diameters below ten angstroms.
When tripped off chemically -- using a method called "proton triggering" -- a loos conglomeration of disk-shaped peptide rings will suddenly stack themselves together, forming regular tubes hundreds together, forming regular tubes hundreds of nanometers long and only 7 to 8 angstroms in diameter.
Effective Oxide Thickness Scaling Below 11 Angstroms
To build the structure, the scientists used a scanning tunneling microscope (STM) to individually place 48 iron atoms on a copper surface in a circle roughly 143 angstroms across.
Ultra-thin SOI wafers are being shipped to customers for development of fully-depleted CMOS circuits with device layers of 200 Angstroms and less with a total thickness non-uniformity range of 15 to 20 Angstroms.
The tubules measure 15 angstroms in diameter, with an inner core of 5 angstroms.
This same material has surface microroughness of less than 1 Angstrom for sub-10 micron square AFM (Atomic Force Microscope) scans, and only approximately 2 Angstroms in a 50 micron square AFM scan.
To verify this theory DXS will examine several regions of the sky, measuring the direction of origin of X-rays that range in wavelength from 42 angstroms to 84 angstroms.
SiGen has extended the range of their patented Epi Smooth process to produce device layers as thin as 150 Angstroms with HF defect levels less than 1 per square centimeter.
Tribologists had suspected that, compared to a liquid in bulk form, thin films of a lubricant - on the order of about five molecules, or 20 angstroms, thick - might become perhaps twice as viscous.