University of Oregon work appears on cover of Inorganic Chemistry
Not all libraries contain books. In chemistry, the word library is used to refer to a collection of molecules. University of Oregon chemist Jim Hutchisons new way of rapidly generating libraries of tiny particles with great promise for research and development at the nanoscale is featured on the cover of the Sept. 5 issue of Inorganic Chemistry.
"Weve discovered a method for generating a diverse library of functionalized gold particles quickly and easily," said Hutchison, who directs the universitys Materials Science Institute. "Basic research of this type is the key to finding out what kinds of new electronic, optical and pharmaceutical products actually will come to market."
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