Observing biological and chemical interactions at nanoscale resolution with scanning transmission electron microscopy

Period of Performance: 09/15/2009 - 09/15/2011


Phase 2 STTR

Recipient Firm

Hummingbird Scientific, LLC
3340 Windolph Lane NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Principal Investigator

Research Institution

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
PO Box 2008 MS6085
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
Institution POC


Solid-state and biological materials interact with fluids in many important ways. Solid-state nanoparticles are formed via solution based synthesis and biological cells exist live only in a fluid environment. In Phase I, we demonstrated a method to image