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Atom by Atom, Bond by Bond, a Chemical Reaction Caught in the Act


May 30, 2013

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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. Full Story

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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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