First Atomic Structure of An Intact Virus Deciphered with An X-Ray Laser (image) Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a schematic of the experimental set-up: The chip loaded with nanocrystals is scanned by the fine X-ray beam (green) pore by pore. Ideally, each crystal produces a distinctive diffraction pattern. Credit Credit: Philip Roedig, DESY Usage Restrictions Free for use by the media if reporting on the related paper. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.