Before and After Nanoindentation

From 2009 APS March Meeting Paper

A capsid, part of a cluster of proteins that form a virus’s tough outer layer, shows the aftereffect of being tested by nanoindentation in this before (bottom) and after (top) image.  

Abstract:  T39.00007

Image Credit:  W. Roos and G. Wuite, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

credit W Roos and G Wuite