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The image shows 4D atomic motion captured in an iron-platinum nanoparticle at three different times./ Image: UCLA

For the first time, scientists captured atomic motion in 4D

Nucleation is the process in which tiny clusters of atoms or molecules (called “nuclei”) begin to coalesce. It plays a vital role in physical...
The peptides in this highly ordered two-dimensional array avoid the expected nucleation barrier by assembling in a row-by-row fashion.PNNL

Two-dimensional materials skip the energy barrier by growing one row at a time

Scientists at the University of Washington in collaboration with Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of California, Los Angeles- have created new...