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Zip Disc Surface

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Created 07/27/2000

A 10 micron by 10 micron section of the surface of an unused Zip disc was imaged using the magnetic force mode of the atomic force microscope in the Microscopy Suite. The magnetic patterns that form the bits of data are clearly visible.


  • Janelle Gunther , ITG, Beckman Institute
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