Contact: Junhong Chen
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Caption: Graduate students Ganhua Lu (in back) and Ming Liu operate the equipment called a "mini-arc plasma reactor," which they made with a personal welding kit. It vaporizes the material sample so that individual molecules can be isolated. "You could make this in your garage," says Junhong Chen.
Credit: Pete Amland, UW-Milwaukee
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