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Atom by Atom, Bond by Bond, a Chemical Reaction Caught in the Act
May 30, 2013
Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley, have produced remarkable images of carbon atoms and the bonds among them. Resembling glowing textbook diagrams, hydrocarbon molecules are shown in high resolution for the first time before and after bond-breaking, rearrangement and reforming of bonds during a complex chemical reaction.
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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