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Atomic-Scale Nanocrystal Growth

April 19, 2012

In this first ever atomic-scale real-time movie of nanocrystal growth in liquid, which was made at TEAM I of the National Center for Electron Microscopy, nanoparticles of platinum move and diffuse freely in liquid to coalesce into crystals along a specific direction.  credit:  Berkley Lab