2D layers exfoliated from bulk AlOOH mineral under the TEM beam

FEI Technai

  • Dr Michele (Shelly) Conroy

TEM imaging at 200kV of AlOOH nanoparticles suspended in water within a liquid cell. Electron beam irradiation destabilizes the hydrogen bonding mineral inter-layer network resulting in internal delamination of the particle forming 2D exfoliated boehmite layers.

2D layers exfoliated from bulk AlOOH mineral under the TEM beam