Nanoctopus

Year: 
2017
Ranking: 
Entrant
Artist: 
Abigail Knight
Department: 
CNSI
Lab: 
Hawker Group

Description

Self-assembly leads to a variety of functional, interesting, and beautiful structures. This image captures a nanoscale structure composed of polymer-peptide hybrids designed as new "smart" materials. Using electron microscopy, we visualized these particles aggregated in the shape of an octopus.

 

CSEP CNSI Schuller Lab UCSB