Nanocrystal Diffusion in a Liquid Thin Film Observed by in Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy

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Zheng, Haimei; Claridge, Shelley A.; Minor, Andrew M.; Alivisatos, A. Paul; Dahmen, Ulrich;
  • Publisher: Figshare
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1021/nl9012369.s003, doi: 10.1021/nl9012369.s004, doi: 10.1021/nl9012369.s002
  • Subject: Biotechnology | Situ Transmission Electron MicroscopyWe | diffusion | Film Observed | Neuroscience | Physiology | transmission electron microscope | patches form | Ecology | gold nanocrystals | Cell Biology | particle motion | fluid evaporation | Nanocrystal Diffusion | macroscopic violations | Biophysics | movement | nm
    • FOR: 29999 Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics | Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics

We have directly observed motion of inorganic nanoparticles during fluid evaporation using a transmission electron microscope. Tracking real-time diffusion of both spherical (5−15 nm) and rod-shaped (5 × 10 nm) gold nanocrystals in a thin film of water−15% glycerol reve... View more
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