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June 1st, 2012

Rational Design of Nanomaterials Takes a Step Forward

Abstract:
Measuring, characterizing, and manipulating at the nanoscale are foundational elements of nanotechnology. And this week we've seen in news from IBM just how important improving microscopy is to all that.

Now researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have used transmission electron microscopy and advanced liquid cell handling to see if they could gather evidence to support the controversial theory that nanoparticles act as artificial atoms during the growth of crystals.

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