Thanks to Kevin Horton in the United States for donating a TMS1000NLL microcontroller along with many other interesting chips.
The surface image below was produced from 72 separate images taken with a Nikon LV150 microscope with an LU Plan Fluor 20x objective and 1600 x 1200 camera. A 1 mm scale bar, 6 um, and 12 um squares are provided at the bottom of the image.
1600 x 1360 JPG 1.46 MB
6500 x 5525 JPG 19.9 MB
6500 x 5525 PNG 557 kb
All images were shot by Greg James in San Francisco, then transmitted to the UK where Christian Sattler corrected and stitched them together using a combination of
and custom code. A map of stitched images is shown on the right.
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