Back Cover: Controlling the Nucleation and Growth of Silver on Palladium Nanocubes by Manipulating the Reaction Kinetics (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 10/2012)

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Feeding your face In their Communication on page 2354 ff., Y. Xia and co-workers show that it is possible to shape-selectively grow bimetallic palladium–silver nanocrystals. By limiting the supply of silver atoms (red) nucleation and growth occurs on only one, or a few, of the six equivalent faces of a cubic palladium seed, as represented by the presence of hungry and feeding frogs.

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