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Image title: 
Demonstration of One-Atom Detection
Credit line: 
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection

Achievement of the ultimate in analytical sensitivity -- the detection of one atom and its reactions with other matter -- has been reported by scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).  Examining the experimental setup used in the one-atom detection are (from left): G. Samuel Hurst, Jack P. Young, and Munir Hasan Nayfeh, all members of ORNL's atomic physics and laser research group. 

Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 7 inches)
Hurst, G. S. (George Samuel), 1927-
Young, Jack P., 1929-
Nayfeh, Munir H. (Munir Hasan)