Environment-Dependent Structural Evolution and Electrocatalytic Performance in N2 Reduction of Mo-Based ZIF-8

Tuesday publication post! Have you ever thought about what a structural metamorphesis of Mo-based zeolite imidazole framework-8 (Mo-ZIF-8) looks like at the nanoscale under diverse gaseous atmospheres? The authors of this newest work have looked at zeolite imidazole frameworks (ZIFs) under a reductive atmosphere using the #AtmosphereAX. In this study, the structural transformation of Mo-related … Read More

A magnetically powered nanomachine with a DNA clutch

Tuesday Publication Post! In this newest publication in #NatureNanotechnology the authors are looking at magnetically powered nanomachines with a DNA clutch using the #PoseidonAX in situ liquid phase system! These systems exhibit intricate mechanisms, including a clutch system that allows temporary disengagement of moving parts from the engine—a feat that remains challenging to replicate in … Read More

Liquid metals for boosting stability of zeolite catalysts in the conversion of methanol to hydrocarbons

Tuesday publication post! Have you ever tried putting methanol vapors in a transmission electron microscope, while still looking at nanoscale reactions? This latest research is looking into catalyst deactivation in the Methanol-to-Hydrocarbons (MTH) process using the #AtmosphereAX system! Traditional zeolite (ZSM-5) catalysts often face rapid deactivation due to coke deposition, hindering efficiency and necessitating frequent … Read More

Enhanced resistive switching performance and structural evolution of NiO/Nb2O5−x bilayer memristive device

Tuesday publication update! In this newest publication, the #FusionAX system was used to do electrical biasing experiments using in situ electron microscopy on next-generation resistive random-access memory (RRAM). By employing advanced electron microscopy techniques, including transmission electron microscopy (TEM), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), and electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS), the microstructural evolution of Pt/NiO/Nb2O5 x/Pt bilayer … Read More

Visualization of the structural transformation of NiO/YSZ/BZY nanocomposite particles using in situ gas environmental transmission electron microscopy

Additional Friday Publication Post! This latest research using the #AtmosphereAX System visualizes the structural transformation of NiO/YSZ/BZY nanocomposite particles during the hydrogen reduction reaction with in situ gas electron microscopy! This study shows the behavior of nanocomposite particles, used as cermet anodes, at the atomic level, at 1 atmosphere H2, and at high temperature. At … Read More

Synthesis of core@shell catalysts guided by Tammann temperature

Tuesday publication update! In this most recent publication in #NatureCommunications the authors were looking at the synthesis of core@shell catalysts using the Tammann temperature using the #AtmosphereAX system. ️This new approach in catalyst design enabling the authors to use the strong metal-support interactions in a generalized manner. Through real-time monitoring via in situ microscopy and … Read More

Metal Organic Vapor Phase Epitaxy in a Transmission Electron Microscope

Friday publication update! This recent publication from the group of @Kerstin Volz, written by @Maximilian Widemann, @David Krug, @Oliver Massmeyer, @Felix Gruber and @Andreas Beyer published in Small Methods, uses the #AtmosphereAX system to grow and observe GaP nanowires in real time! Using tertiary butyl phosphine (TBP) and trimethyl gallium (TMGa), the authors were able … Read More

Impact of palladium/palladium hydride conversion on electrochemical CO2 reduction via in-situ transmission electron microscopy and diffraction

An additional Friday publication update! Congratulations on a great #NatureCommunications from authors @Ahmed Abdellah of the group of @Leyla Soleymani and @Drew Higgins! In this newest publication, they showed how to remarkably do #diffraction at operando level during in situ electrochemistry. They used the #PoseidonAX system to look at Pd-based catalysts for the CO2 conversion … Read More

Direct imaging of electron density with a scanning transmission electron microscope

Tuesday publication update! A new pioneering technique, known as secondary electron e-beam-induced current (SEEBIC), offers atomic-scale insights into material properties like conductivity, connectivity, and work function. However, this technique can also be used together with in situ electron microscopy. In this newest work, authors used the #FusionAX system and SEEBIC imaging on a stacked 2D … Read More

Functionalized MXene filmes with substantially improved low voltage actuation

Tuesday publication update! Have you ever wanted to see MXenes in the electron microscope in real time using electrochemstry? The authors of this newest publication have looked at Ti3C2Tx MXene Film for High-Performance Actuators using the #PoseidonAX system! The enhancement of tetrabutylammonium (TBA) in MXene catapults the in-plane actuation strain by a staggering 337%, amplifying … Read More