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How’s this for a close-up: an image that can differentiate between the different chemical bonds in an individual molecule? That’s what IBM’s Zurich research lab is claiming in a paper published in Science. The paywalled piece is titled with the pizazz typical of science papers – Bond-Order Discrimination by Atomic Force …

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Not C60

That aint a buckyball, No pentagons, I think that image is one of the " polyaromatic hydrocarbons, which have linked rings of carbon atoms at their cores."

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Re: Not C60

Indeed, the abstract agrees with you too.

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Focus!

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Not C60

Thanks commentards for picking up the mistake in the original version. I've now correctly identified the molecule as nanographene - Richard Chirgwin

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Big Brother

'commentards'...

Not sure if condescending or praising...

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Re: 'commentards'...

A bit more detail, no pay-wall:

http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/38856.wss

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"Not sure if condescending or praising..."

You might be new here, it's just a traditional part of El Reg's rich heritage.

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I have...

my new desktop pic..

/boffingasm

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Fantastic work -

kudos to all concerned and thanks to Richard for posting this !...

Henri

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