Electron-microscope image of the world's smallest
guitar, based roughly on the design for the Fender Stratocaster.
- Length: approximately that of a red blood cell.
- Body Width: about 1/20th the width of a single human hair.
- String width: 0.0000000008 inches.
- Range: somewhere in the vicinity of 14 octaves above middle C.
- Manufacturer / material: Made by Cornell researchers with a single silicon crystal.
(Image courtesy Dustin W. Carr and Harold G.