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June 27, 2020

Electron microscope images showing 32 nanorods

Researchers at PennState University have developed a simple modular chemical approach that could produce over 65,000 different types of complex nanorods. Here, electron microscope images are shown for 32 of these nanorods, which form with various combinations of materials. Each color represents a different material.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grant DMR 1904122.]

Learn more in the PennState news story A megalibrary of nanoparticles. (Date image taken: 2019; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: June 27, 2020)

Credit: Schaak Laboratory, Penn State

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