Researchers create next-generation chemical mapping on the nanoscale

From PhysOrg.com:

A pixel is worth a thousand words? Not exactly how the saying goes, but in this case, it holds true: scientists at Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry have pioneered a new chemical mapping method that provides unprecedented insight into materials at the nanoscale. Moving beyond traditional static imaging techniques, which provide a snapshot in time, these new maps will guide researchers in deciphering molecular chemistry and interactions at the nanoscale — critical for artificial photosynthesis, biofuels production and light-harvesting applications such as solar cells.

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