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Life-cycle of nanomaterials in biological media

In spite of the exponential boom of the industrial and biomedical applications of inorganic nanomaterials, their impact on health is still poorly known, on account of the lack of methods for (...)

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Nucleation & growth of nanomaterials in liquid phase

Liquid-phase syntheses are very versatile methods to fabricate complex nanomaterials with controlled size, shape and atomic structure. However, because of the lack of efficient tool to visualize (...)

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Structure and reactivity of bimetallic nanocatalysts

Heterogeneous catalysis is key to many large-scale industrial processes and in fostering a sustainable future. In recent years, bimetallic nanoparticles (BiM NPs) have been of great experimental (...)

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Synthesis and thermodynamic properties of nanoalloys

The MeANS group has been working on the fabrication and the structural characterization of bimetallic nanoparticles, namely nanoalloys, since 2004. We have developed vapor phase deposition (...)

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