December 13, 2004 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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December 13, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 50
December 13, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 50
(pp. 35-40)
Science & Technology
Simplified fabrication of organic films relies on hydrogen bond self-assembly 
Science & Technology
Transition-metal clusters are ideal systems to explore nanoscale magnetism and quantum effects  (pp. 29-32)
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