Sublimation-Induced Shape Evolution of Silver Cubes

Yong Ding, Fengru Fan, Zhongqun Tian, Zhong Lin Wang

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Abstract

The heat is on: Surface sublimation and shape transformation of silver cubes, enclosed by {100} surfaces and about 100nm in size, are examined by in situ transmission electron microscopy (see picture). High-index surfaces, such as {110}, of face-centered cubic metals are more stable when the temperature is close to the melting point.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2812-2815
Number of pages4
JournalSmall
Volume5
Issue number24
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 18 2009
Externally publishedYes

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