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University at Buffalo

Silicon Nanoparticles

Caption: This is a close-up of spherical silicon nanoparticles about 10 nanometers in diameter. In Nano Letters, UB scientists report that these particles could form the basis of new technologies that generate hydrogen for portable power applications.

Credit: Swihart Research Group, University at Buffalo

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