Ligated gold nanoparticle and proteins inside ionic solution in CAVE2 system
A researcher with the Electronic Visualization Laboratory displays 3D data representing the self-assembly of a ligated gold nanoparticle and proteins inside an ionic solution in the CAVE2 system.
This research is supported by a National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The award, "MRI-R2: Development of the Next-generation CAVE Virtual Environment (NG-CAVE)" (grant CNS 09-59053), is under the direction of Andrew E. Johnson, Jason Leigh, Maxine D. Brown and Tom Peterka, May 2010 to April 2013.
You can learn more about research in the CAVE2 system in NSF press release 12-228, State-of-the-Art Virtual Reality System Is Key to Medical Discovery. (Date of Image: 2012)
Credit: Photo by Lance Long; courtesy Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago
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