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Bridging the Size Gap

Caption: Two different etching methods produced two different kinds of nanoparticles: nanorice (top) and nanodumbbells. In both, the original flat surface of the nanocuboid was replaced by a curved surface with more exposed, catalytically active atoms.

Credit: Image: American Chemical Society

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