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Title: New 'Molecular Movie' Reveals Ultrafast Chemistry in Motion

Scientists for the first time tracked ultrafast structural changes, captured in quadrillionths-of-a-second steps, as ring-shaped gas molecules burst open and unraveled. Ring-shaped molecules are abundmore »ant in biochemistry and also form the basis for many drug compounds. The study points the way to a wide range of real-time X-ray studies of gas-based chemical reactions that are vital to biological processes.« less
Title: New 'Molecular Movie' Reveals Ultrafast Chemistry in Motion
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Publication Date: 2015-06-22
OSTI Identifier: 1187775
Other Number(s): Other: None
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY ; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ; CYCLOHEXADIENE ; HEXATRIENE ; MOLECULAR MOVIE ; XRAY SCATTERING ; DRUG COMPOUND, SCATTER ; MOLECULAR REACTION
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:02:38
System Entry Date: 2018-02-14