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Tunable mechanical properties in nanoscale porous gold

By Eileen De Guire / June 13, 2011

SEM of nanoporous gold structure. Credit: Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers. Several recent, unrelated posts have been about materials with nanoscale porosity (diamond aerogels, chalcogenide PCMM). Here is another one, but perhaps this one will prove to be not so unrelated. In the June 3 issue of Science, authors Jin and Weissmüller describe a…

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