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Capping a Two-faced Particle Gives Duke Engineers Complete Control

August 11, 2009

a dot-Janus particle Duke University engineers say they can for the first time, control all the degrees of a nanoparticle's motion, opening up broad possibilities for nanotechnology and device applications. Full Story

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