Development of an atomic-resolution magnetic-field-free electron microscope

  • 2.1 Quantum bits, memories, devices(Superconducting circuits, Ion trapping, Trapped cold atoms, Photons, Quantum dots, etc.)
  • 2.2 Quantum sensing(Quantum metrology/Sensing/Imaging, Optical lattice clocks)
  • 2.3 Quantum materials(Topological materials/Thermoelectric devices/Functional materials)
  • 2.5 Quantum wiring/Quantum electronics/Electronics for Quantum Information
Naoya Shibata
Graduate School of Engineering
We develop the first electron microscope that achieves atomic resolution in a magnetic-field-free environment, and apply this tool to local electromagnetic field analysis of quantum materials and devices.
New magnetic-field-free electron microscope
Naoya Shibata
Atomic resolution image of Fe-Si steel and DPC image of magnetic skyrmion
Naoya Shibata

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N. Shibata et al., “Atomic resolution electron microscopy in a magnetic field free environment,” Nature Comm., 10, 2380 (2019).
N. Shibata et al., “Electric field imaging of single atoms,” Nature Comm. 8, 15631 (2017).
N. Shibata et al., "Differential phase-contrast microscopy at atomic resolution," Nature Physics, 8,611-615 (2012).

Related patents

Transmission electron microscope US 8,431,897 B2 (2013.4.30)


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