News tagged with electronic states

Strong forces at work in simple table salt

(Phys.org) —Inside the chemical processes to synthesize simple table salt crystals, or NaCl, intense electric fields, typically associated with particle accelerators, occur, according to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ...

dateSep 17, 2013 in Materials Science
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Better insight into molecular interactions

How molecules in biochemical solutions do interact, is a question of great importance for understanding processes in catalysts, functional materials and even in organisms. Until now, scientists could have a look at these ...

dateAug 21, 2013 in General Physics
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Metal model mimics metalloenzymes

(Phys.org) —Metal ions play critical roles throughout biochemistry, often facilitating the cleavage of the bond between the two atoms in an oxygen molecule in metalloenzymes. They are the key to oxidizing organic molecules ...

dateAug 12, 2013 in Materials Science
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