These images are from the third annual scientific art competition held by the Chapel Hill Analytical and Nanofabrication Laboratory (CHANL). CHANL is home to a series of electron microscopes, an x-ray photoelectron spectrometer, a cleanroom with photolithography, deposition, and etching systems, and many other powerful imaging tools and equipment. The scientific art competition takes place in the spring and is open to anyone on campus. 

See more entries from the 2011 and 2010 competitions.

Carrie Donley is director of the CHANL Instrumentation Facility.