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Direct imaging and chemical identification of the encapsulated metal atoms in bimetallic endofullerene peapods.

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In this paper, a chemically sensitive local characterization technique is used to characterize fullerene peapods containing two metal atoms within each fullerene. By combining bright-field imaging, high-angle annular dark-field imaging, and electron energy loss spectroscopy in a scanning transmission electron microscope, unambiguous identification of the metal atoms present is possible. Key to making this possible is aberration correction, which allows atomic resolution at lower beam energies...

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10.1021/nn100823e

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Materials
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Author
Journal:
ACS nano More from this journal
Volume:
4
Issue:
7
Pages:
3943-3948
Publication date:
2010-07-01
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EISSN:
1936-086X
ISSN:
1936-0851
Language:
English
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pubs:60487
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uuid:a7bdacb3-8532-4d0e-820e-63d8f3f8047e
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pubs:60487
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60487
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2012-12-19

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