AlOOH nanoparticles dissolving under the STEM probe in a liquid cell

EMSL FEI Titan STEM

  • Dr Michele (Shelly) Conroy

STEM imaging at 300kV of AlOOH nanoparticles suspended in water within a liquid cell. Under the electron beam probe the layered minerals dissolve and new secondary aluminum phases grow from the supply of dissolved Al species.

AlOOH nanoparticles dissolving under the STEM probe in a liquid cell