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2013-05-02 23:28:16

New experiments for TEM enabled by precession electron diffraction - high precision nanoscale strain mapping - high spatial resolution phase and orientation mapping - crystal structure characterization Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Topspin is the result of a strategic partnership combining innovative application development by AppFive and advanced tools for electron diffraction from NanoMEGAS. Topspin allows scientists to get more and better nanoscale information with unprecedented...

2012-03-20 16:58:06

Berkeley Lab Researchers Show the Way Forward for Improving Organic and Molecular Electronic Devices Future prospects for superior new organic electronic devices are brighter now thanks to a new study by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)´s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Working at the Lab´s Molecular Foundry, a DOE nanoscience center, the team has provided the first experimental determination of the pathways by which electrical charge is...

2011-09-20 12:58:49

Mainz method of electron microscopy in international demand / Structural analysis of zeolite published in Science A radical new way of making structures visible at the nano level has been developed at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU). This new method makes it possible to determine with precision the arrangement of atoms and molecules in a diverse range of materials from cement to pharmaceuticals. The procedure, which is still in its infancy, comes from the field of electron...

2011-05-11 19:36:47

The software enables electron microscopes to extract more information about the composition of crystals A new software called QED (Quantitative Electron Diffraction), which has been licensed by Max Planck Innovation, has now been released by HREM Research Inc., a Japan based company, which is developing products and services in the field of High-Resolution Electron Microscopy. QED allows transmission electron microscopes to acquire novel kinds of data, opening up new possibilities in electron...

2009-12-07 19:42:40

Sharper vision for new insights into biological questions, including DNA repair An ultra-high-resolution imaging technique using X-ray diffraction is a step closer to fulfilling its promise as a window on nanometer-scale structures in biological samples. In the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers report progress in applying an approach to "lensless" X-ray microscopy that they introduced one year ago. They have produced the first images, using this technique, of...

2008-03-13 15:00:33

U.S. scientists have developed a technique that can characterize the atomic structure of gold and other nanocrystalline materials. Without the necessary structural information, our understanding of nanocrystals has been limited to models that often treat the surface of a nanocrystal as an extension of a bulk crystalline surface, said University of Illinois Professor Jian-Min Zuo, the study's corresponding author. Zuo and colleagues used a technique they developed called nano-area coherent...

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2008-03-11 09:35:00

In the hands of jewelers, gold can be fashioned into rings and pendants of long-lasting beauty. But, when reduced in size to nanocrystals containing a few thousand atoms, this noble metal is a surprisingly good catalyst. Finding the key to gold's chemical reactivity (or that of any metal nanocrystal) has been difficult, as few measurement techniques work at the nanoscale. Now, researchers at the University of Illinois have demonstrated a sensitive probe that can identify and characterize the...