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Contact: Evan Lerner
University of Pennsylvania

Nanoparticle Films, with Cracks and without

Caption: Nanoparticle films crack at certain thicknesses (left). By stacking layers of thinner films, a final product with the desired thickness can be achieved without cracking (right).

Credit: Nano Letters

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