AI Weirdness: the strange side of machine learning

Tag: nanopillar

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A nanoscale landscape, peopled with little pillars.  Each of these would fit easily inside a single cell.  They were created out of semiconductor (the same sort that can be made into lasers), when a high-energy plasma ate away everything that wasn’t protected. Each little pillar has a cap on


A high-resolution zoomed view of one of my samples - all these weird natural-looking pillars means that there was some serious micromasking going on.  Micromasking is what happens when I’m trying to etch away a material by bombarding it with high-energy plasma, and little particles of dust or oil
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