Quanta Magazine highlights Northwestern discovery: metal-like bonds in customized crystals

By Sheryl Cash

September 05, 2019

While studying materials made from DNA-coated nanoparticles, researchers found a new form of this matter: lattices in which smaller particles roam like electrons in metallic bonds

EVANSTON, Ill.—Quanta Magazine highlights new form of matter discovered by IIN Director Chad Mirkin and affiliated faculty members Monica Olvera de la Cruz and Vinayak Dravid.  Read the full article

The International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern University is an umbrella organization that represents and unites more than $1 billion in nanotechnology research, education and supporting infrastructure.