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Contact: Clare Ryan
University College London

Movie of 3-D Image of a Gold Nanocrystal 110 Picoseconds after Excitation with a Laser

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Caption: The acoustic phonons can be visualized on the surface as regions of contraction (blue) and expansion (red). The diameter of the nanocrystal is 350 nanometers.

Credit: Jesse Clark/UCL

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