Research Papers in Physics and Astronomy


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Applied Physics Letters (2005) 87: 124104.


Copyright 2005, American Institute of Physics. Used by permission.


Electron diffraction from a free-standing nanofabricated transmission grating was demonstrated, with energies ranging from 125 eV to 25 keV. Observation of 21 diffraction orders highlights the quality of the gratings. The image charge potential due to one electron was measured by rotating the grating. These gratings may pave the way to low-energy electron interferometry.