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Web Date: July 22, 2015

Technique Uses Light To Manipulate Light-Insensitive Nanoparticles

Nanotechnology: Method can reversibly draw images in particle-laden gel
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Nano SCENE
Keywords: nanoparticles, assembly, disassembly, photoresponsive media

Manipulating nanoparticles with light isn’t unheard of. Scientists have long been illuminating and pushing around particles coated with light-activated molecules. But using light to manipulate particles without this type of responsive coating hasn’t been demonstrated previously.

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