This Cover illustration depicts a functional nanocar composed of only several hudred atoms. A chasis axles and wheels are carbon structures with the wheels being bucky balls. At high temperatures the car can roll on an atomic surface. Part of a subfield of chemistry known as nanotechnology, using structures and machines are created at amazingly small scales.
The engaging illustration was created for Principles of Chemistry a Molecular Approach by Nivaldo Tro
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