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Title: Gold Nanoparticles Prove to Be Hot Stuff
Description: A gold nanobead, trapped with 205 milliwatts of infrared laser light, heats up to about 75 degrees C or 167 degrees F (shown in dark red) and the temperature in the surrounding area gradually cools off (the purple area is about 27 degrees C or 81 degrees F).

*PHY, JILA, Boulder

See also http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/techbeat/tb2006_0831.htm#gold.
Subjects (names):
Topics/Categories: Nanotechnology--Biology/Health
Type: Graphic/illustration
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Credit Line as it should
appear in print:
Credit: Yeonee Seol/JILA
AV Number: 06PHY026
Date Created: August 31, 2006
Date Entered: 8/31/2006

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