Materials science: Stirring stuff

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Take silicon, soak in water, add acid - and stir. This simple new recipe for the self-assembly of complex microstructures belies an involved sequence of hydrophobic, electrostatic and van der Waals interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)876-877
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume448
Issue number7156
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 23 2007

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Materials science : Stirring stuff. / Pine, David J.

In: Nature, Vol. 448, No. 7156, 23.08.2007, p. 876-877.

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Pine, David J. / Materials science : Stirring stuff. In: Nature. 2007 ; Vol. 448, No. 7156. pp. 876-877.
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