Au Nanoparticles (image) National Science Foundation Share Print E-Mail Caption The Northwest Nanotechnology Infrastructure site will serve as a prime resource for nanotechnology researchers and engineers for a large geographical area from the Pacific Coast to Montana and from southern Oregon to the Canadian border and beyond. Shown here are gold nanoparticles with the lattice structure of rows of atoms. Samples such as this are often used to train new users in microscopy techniques. Credit Ellen Lavoie, Material Analysis Facility, University of Washington Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.