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April 20, 2017
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Scientists Determine Precise 3-D Location and Identity of All 23,000 Atoms in a Nanoparticle

Berkeley Lab researchers help to map iron-platinum particle in unprecedented detail Scientists used one of the world’s most powerful electron microscopes to map the precise location and chemical type of 23,000 atoms in an extremely small particle made of iron … Continue reading

April 29, 2012
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Golden Potential for Gold Thin Films

Berkeley Lab Researchers Direct the Self-Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles into Device-Ready Thin films Scientists with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley have directed the first self-assembly of nanoparticles into device-ready materials. Through … Continue reading

April 23, 2012
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First Atomic-Scale Real-Time Movies of Platinum Nanocrystal Growth in Liquids

Berkeley Scientists Create Graphene Liquid Cells for Electron Microscopy Studies of Nanocrystal Formation They won’t be coming soon to a multiplex near you, but movies showing the growth of platinum nanocrystals at the atomic-scale in real-time have blockbuster potential. A … Continue reading

March 23, 2012
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New Technique Lets Scientists Peer Within Nanoparticles, See Atomic Structure in 3-D

UCLA researchers are now able to peer deep within the world’s tiniest structures to create three-dimensional images of individual atoms and their positions. Their research, published March 22 in the journal Nature, presents a new method for directly measuring the … Continue reading

February 6, 2012
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Self-Assembling Nanorods: Berkeley Lab Researchers Obtain 1, 2 and 3D Nanorod Arrays and Networks

A relatively fast, easy and inexpensive technique for inducing nanorods – rod-shaped semiconductor nanocrystals – to self-assemble into one-, two- and even three-dimensional macroscopic structures has been developed by a team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s … Continue reading