Nanoparticles seen as artificial atoms

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Nanoparticles seen as artificial atoms

Description (DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Observing the formation of nanorods in real-time, Berkeley Lab researchers found that nanoparticles become attached to form winding chains that eventually align, attach end-to-end, straighten and stretch into elongated nanowires. This supports the theory of nanoparticles acting like artificial atoms during crystal growth and points the way to future energy devices.
Imported on 29 May 2012, 10:35
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