News tagged with gold clusters

How many gold atoms make gold metal?

Researchers at the Nanoscience Center at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, have shown that dramatic changes in the electronic properties of nanometre-sized chunks of gold occur in well-defined size ...

dateApr 10, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Preparing a homogenous haystack

(PhysOrg.com) -- What if you could turn the whole haystack into needles? Instead of hunting for one item, you’d have 10 billion of the desired items laid out neatly in front of you. That’s what researchers ...

dateNov 28, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Bacterium helps formation of gold

Australian scientists have found that the bacterium Cupriavidus metallidurans catalyses the biomineralisation of gold by transforming toxic gold compounds to their metallic form using active cellular mechan ...

dateOct 07, 2009 in Condensed Matter
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