Description:  These two diagrams show a side view of two layers of misaligned crystal. In the top diagram, the orange represents strain produced by the dislocations. The bottom diagram shows the two layers after an etchant has dissolved the strain-weakened regions.
Source:  Cornell University
Story:  Etching process points to nanotech production
TRN May 2/9, 2001
TRN Categories:  Nanotechnology; Materials Science and Engineering
Form:  Still

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