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Nanorods Developed in UC Riverside Lab Could Greatly Improve Visual Display of Information


March 14, 2011

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Chemists at the University of California, Riverside, have developed tiny, nanoscale-sized rods of iron oxide particles in the lab that respond to an external magnetic field by aligning themselves parallel to one another, like a set of tiny flashlights turned in one direction, and displaying a brilliant color. Full Story

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University of California, Riverside

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