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Assessment of a nanocrystal 3-D morphology by the analysis of single HAADF-HRSTEM images

Daniel G Stroppa123*, Ricardo D Righetto14, Luciano A Montoro1, Lothar Houben2, Juri Barthel2, Marco AL Cordeiro5, Edson R Leite5, Weihao Weng6, Christopher J Kiely6 and Antonio J Ramirez13

Author Affiliations

1 Brazilian Nanotechnology National Laboratory, Campinas, São Paulo 13083-970, Brazil

2 Ernst Ruska Centre, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich 52425, Germany

3 Mechanical Engineering School, University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo 13083-860, Brazil

4 School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo 13083-852, Brazil

5 Department of Chemistry, Federal University of São Carlos, São Carlos 13565-905, Brazil

6 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2013, 8:475  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-475

Published: 13 November 2013

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Additional file 1:

Supporting_information.pdf – Manuscript supporting information: peak detection and masking configurations; integrated intensity analysis from isolated Ce atoms; atomic structure files, videos, and interactive models from 3-D morphology models and symmetric model structures; HAADF-HRSTEM image calculation procedure and results.

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Additional file 2:

A_model_exp.cif – 3-D reconstruction structural files. Atomic coordinates from reconstructed morphology of type-A nanocrystals.

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Additional file 3:

B_model_exp.cif – 3-D reconstruction structural files. Atomic coordinates from reconstructed morphology of type-B nanocrystals.

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Additional file 4:

A_video_final.avi – Model visualization. Video illustrating the reconstructed 3-D morphology of type-a nanocrystals and its comparison to the original images.

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B_video_final.avi – Model visualization. Video illustrating the reconstructed 3-D morphology of type-B nanocrystals and its comparison to the original images.

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Additional file 6:

A_interactive_model.pdf – 3-D reconstruction models. Interactive models of reconstructed morphologies from type-A nanocrystals.

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B_interactive_model.pdf – 3-D reconstruction models. Interactive models of reconstructed morphologies from type-B nanocrystals.

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Additional file 8:

A_model_sym.cif – 3-D symmetric model for simulation. Atomic coordinates from symmetric morphology of type-A nanocrystals used for the HRSTEM image simulation procedure.

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Additional file 9:

B_model_sym.cif – 3-D symmetric model for simulation. Atomic coordinates from symmetric morphology of type-B nanocrystals used for the HRSTEM image simulation procedure.

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