This illustration shows
the formation of a six-nanometer-wide nanojet. The blue areas represent
propane and the yellow areas represent a gold nozzle. The six panels
show a simulation of the formation of a jet at 5, 10, 20, 50, 100,
and 1,000 pico seconds. A pico second is 10-12 seconds.
TRN Sept. 6, 2000