Metallic Nano-landscape

Year: 
2016
Ranking: 
Entrant
Artist: 
Rachel Collino (painting), Jaclyn Avallone (micrograph)
Department: 
Materials
Lab: 
Begley and Pollock Labs

Description

Copper-niobium laminates exhibit remarkable stability under extreme environments (high temperatures, shock, and irradiation). This oil painting is inspired by a micrograph showing the hierarchy of nano- and micro-scale architecture that makes these materials both resilient and beautiful.

CSEP CNSI Schuller Lab UCSB