Atomic-resolution image of a Pt shell on an ordered Pt3Co core increases the Catalytic activity

A new atomically-ordered Pt-Co nanoparticle catalyst boosts the efficiency of the proton-exchange membrane fuel cells targeted for fuel-cell electric vehicles.

Watch what happens when you bend and break the world’s thinnest glass:   Cornell Chronicle, NBC News,, Gizmodo

Shattering records: Thinnest glass in Guinness book
"At just a molecule thick, it’s a new record: The world’s thinnest sheet of glass, a serendipitous discovery by scientists at Cornell and Germany’s University of Ulm, is recorded for posterity in the Guinness Book of World Records." Cornell Chronicle, LA Times, NBC News, Fox News, Huffington Post

"Direct Imaging of a Two-Dimensional Silica Glass on Graphene",
Pinshane Y Huang, Simon Kurasch, Anchal Srivastava, Viera Skakalova, Jani Kotakoski, Arkady V. Krasheninnikov, Robert Hovden, Qingyun Mao, Jannik C. Meyer, Jurgen H. Smet, David A. Muller, and Ute Kaiser, Nano Letters, (2012). DOI: 10.1021/nl204423x

Science Magazine Online

Atomic-Scale Chemical Imaging of Composition and Bonding by Aberration-Corrected Microscopy

"Atomic-Scale Chemical Imaging of Composition and Bonding by Aberration-Corrected Microscopy",
D. A. Muller, L. Fitting Kourkoutis, M. Murfitt, J. H. Song, H. Y. Hwang, J. Silcox, N. Dellby, O. L. Krivanek,
Science 319, p. 1073 (2008)"
Cornell Chronicle: A STEM in Color
Science Daily: New Electron Microscope Identifies Individual Color-coded Atoms

Analytical Chemistry: Electron microscopy comes into focus

Single-Layer Graphene Atomic Patchwork Quilts

"Grains and Grain Boundaries in Single-Layer Graphene Atomic Patchwork Quilts",
P. Y. Huang, C. S. Ruiz-Vargas, A. M. van der Zande, W. S. Whitney, M. P. Levendorf, J. W. Kevek, S. Garg, J. S. Alden, C. J. Hustedt, Y, Zhu, J. Park, P. L. McEuen, and D. A. Muller,
Nature doi: 10.1038/nature09718 (2011)"

Cornell Chronicle:Graphene patchwork quilts
Discover Magazine

Oxygen Reduction Reaction

"Pt-Decorated PdCo @ Pd / C CoreShell Nanoparticles with Enhanced Stability and Electrocatalytic Activity for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction",
D. Wang, H. L. Xin, Y. Yu, H. Wang, E. Rus, D. A. Muller, and H. D. Abruna,
JACS 132, p. 17664-17666 (2010)"

Cornell Chronicle:Platinum-coated nanoparticles could power fuel cell cars

ultrathin manganite layers

"Microscopic origins for stabilizing room-temperature ferromagnetism in ultrathin manganite layers",
L. F. Kourkoutis, J. H. Song, H. Y. Hwang, and D. A. Muller,
PNAS 90, p. 4731-4749 (2010)"

Cornell Chronicle:How low can you go?

pore structures inside low-kappa dielectrics

"Three-dimensional imaging of pore structures inside low-kappa dielectrics",
H. L. Xin, P. Ericus, K. J. Hughes, J. R. Engstrom, and D. A. Muller,
APL 96, 223108 (2010)"

Cornell Chronicle:Imaging sub-nano pore structures

Calcite Single Crystals

"Visualizing the 3D Internal Structure of Calcite Single Crystals Grown in Agarose Hydrogels",
H. Y. Li, H. L. Xin, D. A. Muller, and L. A. Estroff,
Science 326, p 1244-1247 (2010)"

Science Perspective: Calcite Biocomposites Up Close
Cornell Chronicle:Imaging How Shells Grow


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