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In individual components; these characteristics determine the interactions among them. On a very small scale you wouldn’t even speak of ‘self-assembly’ but rather of ‘chemical synthesis’—the processes chemists have reﬁned over many years. However, the stability of covalent bonds enables the synthesis of almost arbitrary conﬁgurations of only up to 1000 atoms. Larger molecules, molecular aggregates, and forms of organized matter more extensive than molecules cannot be synthesized bond by bond. Self-assembly is one strategy for organizing matter on these larger scales.
The plasma emits radiation that allows the observation of the characteristic atomic emission lines of the elements. The downside is that LIBS is complicated by the need for multiple laser pulses to generate a suﬃciently hot plasma and the need for focusing and switching a powerful laser, requiring relatively large and expensive instruments. Research coming out of Drexel University has shown that light emitted from a new form of cold plasma in liquid—ﬁeld emission generated, highly nonequilibrium, and high energy density—permits optical emission spectroscopy (OES) analysis of the elemental composition of solutions within nanoseconds from femtolitre (10–15 L) volumes.
Larger molecules, molecular aggregates, and forms of organized matter more extensive than molecules cannot be synthesized bond by bond. Self-assembly is one strategy for organizing matter on these larger scales. This technique can be summarized as follows: we have no clue why certain atoms and molecules self-assemble the way they do, but once we can initiate and control the process we can use it to build structures from the bottom up, atom by atom. Self-assembly has become an especially important concept in nanotechnology.