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Organizing nanoparticles into pinwheel shapes offers new twist on engineered materials

November 29, 2022

Researchers have developed a new strategy to help build materials with unique optical, magnetic, electronic and catalytic properties. These pinwheel-shaped structures self-assemble from nanoparticles and exhibit a characteristic called chirality – one of nature’s strategies to build complexity into structures at all scales, from molecules to galaxies.  

November 29, 2022

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