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Measurement Technique Probes Surface Structure of Gold Nanocrystals
March 10, 2008
Finding the key to gold's chemical reactivity (or that of any metal nanocrystal) has been difficult, as few measurement techniques work at the nanoscale. Now, researchers at the University of Illinois have demonstrated a sensitive probe that can identify and characterize the atomic structure of gold and other nanocrystalline materials.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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