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Nanoparticle manipulation by thermal gradient

Ning Wei1, Hui-Qiong Wang12* and Jin-Cheng Zheng13*

1 Department of Physics and Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics, Xiamen University, Xiamen, 361005, China

2 Fujian Key Lab of Semiconductor Materials and Applications, Xiamen University, Xiamen, 361005, China

3 Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Xiamen University, Xiamen, 361005, China

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2012, 7:154  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-154

Published: 26 February 2012

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Supporting information. In this supplemental information, we describe the method we used to evaluate the energy of one-dimensional potential valley, which is induced by the thermal gradient.

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