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Metal Nanorods: Size and Shape issues


Using in-situ electron microscopy and ab initio calculations Maureen Lagos and colleagues discuss the elongation of Au and Pt nanorods .

See: Mechanical Deformation of Nanoscale Metal Rods: When Size and Shape Matter.  Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 055501 (2011)

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.055501


5 February 2011