The International Scanning Probe Microscopy Image Contest 2009, featuring our beautiful world at a microscopic level, has just announced the winners of the competition. The submissions from around the world demonstrate how widespread the field of nanotechnology is, and the progress this field has achieved in only a few years.
Here are the five winners and their works above (left to right, top to bottom):
First Prize: Li Ang, National University of Singapore (Singapore) Second Prize: Sander Otte, NIST-Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (United States) Third Prize: Sviatlana Abetkovskaia, A.V. Luikov Heat and Mass Transfer Institute (Belarus) Fourth Prize: Francesco Mantegazza, Universita’ degli studi di Milano-Bicocca (Italy) Fifth Prize: Mar Cardellach Redon, Centre d’Investigació en Nanociencia i Nanotecnologia (Spain)