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University of Pennsylvania Engineers Discover Natural 'Workbench' for Nanoscale Construction


July 17, 2007

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Engineers at the University of Pennsylvania have taken a step toward simplifying the creation of nanostructures by identifying the first inorganic material to phase separate, with near-perfect order, at the nanometer scale. The finding provides an atomically tuneable nanocomposite "workbench" that is cheap and easy to produce, and provides a super-lattice foundation potentially suitable for building nanostructures.
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