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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Polyhedral Nanocrystal Superstructures

Caption: On the left are micrographs of supercrystals of silver polyderal nanocrystals and on the right the corresponding diagrams of their densest known packings for (from top-down) cubes, truncated cubes and cuboctahedra.

Credit: Image courtesy of Berkeley Lab

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