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|6 September 2007 -
International Scanning Probe Microsope Image Prize 2007
Top Nanoworld Image Prize-Winners Announced
The International Scanning Probe Microscope Image Contest (SPMage07) has announced their five awarded images. In this first edition around 300 images have been submitted from over the world. Choosing the best images has not been an easy work. Two selection phases have been needed, 50 images where firstly pre-selected by a technical committee, then, an International committee voted the best of these.
Andreas Fuhrer of ETH Zürich, Zürich (Switzerland) wins first prize of €5000 for his "nano rings".
The second prize goes to Luciano Paulino Silva of the EMBRAPA Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnología, Brasilia (Brazil) for the image entitled "The surface of human red blood cells after treatment with antibiotic peptide". Konstantin Demidenok of Germany was the third awarded. Cornelius Krull (Germany) and Carmen Munuera (Spain) have been awarded with the fourth and fifth prizes, respectively. Total of Ten thousand euro have been distributed in awards.
The awarded images are published at http://www.icmm.csic.es/spmage07/ and in the following weeks a full SPM images gallery will be available at the same web site.
Story posted: 6th September 2007