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  • Atoms in a nanocrystal cooperate, much like in biomolecules

    Nanocrystals of cadmium selenide, known for their brilliant luminescence, display intriguing chemical behavior resulting from positive cooperation between atoms, a behavior akin to that found in biomolecules.

    Nanocrystals of cadmium selenide, known for their brilliant luminescence, display intriguing chemical behavior resulting from positive cooperation between atoms, a behavior akin to that found in biomolecules.

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  • To reach Prashant Jain, call 217-333-3417; email: jain@illinois.edu.
    The paper, “Co-operativity in a nanocrystalline solid-state transition,” is available online.