The kolam, or "rangoli" is a traditional mandala, a geometric pattern, that women design in front of their houses during festivities. In Tamil culture is a strong form of expression by the women, who express their feelings in this secret way.
Initial growth mode of GaN on patterned sapphire This picture is initial growth state of GaN on patterned sapphire. This images looks like tuttle shells Courtesy of miyang kim Image Details Instrument used: Nova Family Magnification: 20000X Vacuum: .3mbar Voltage: 10KV Working Distance: 4.9 Detector: SE (ETD)
structure of a butterfly wing Structure of a butterfly wing Courtesy of Thierry Thomasset Image Details Instrument used: XL SEM Family Magnification: 25300X Horizontal Field Width: 6,32µm Vacuum: HiVac Voltage: 10 kV Spot: 3 Working Distance: 10 mm Detector: SED
French point lace Marine diatom Courtesy of Philippe Crassous Image Details Instrument used: Quanta Family Magnification: 8339 Horizontal Field Width: 35.8 Vacuum: 10-4 mbar Voltage: 10 Spot: 3 Working Distance: 10.1 mm Detector: SE