femtochemistry


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the branch of chemistry that studies elementary (often very fast) chemical reactions as they occur

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Femtochemistry is the science of studying atoms and molecules in "slow motion" during a reaction, allowing the human eye to witness chemical events that occur in quadrillionths of a second.
Two Nobel prizes in chemistry were recently awarded in the field of nanotechnology--in 1996 to Richard Smalley, Rice University, who laid the foundation for nanotechnology and in 1999 to Ahmed Zuwail, Cal Tech, for his work on femtochemistry ([10.
The academy said Zewail's work in the late 1980s led to the birth of femtochemistry, the use of a high-speed cameras to monitor chemical reactions.
Little did they know that he would exceed their expectations, becoming the first Egyptian scientist to win a Nobel Prize in a scientific field in 1999 for his work in femtochemistry.
Femtochemistry is a new and exciting area of science, the possibilities are endless, the opportunity to work and develop expertise in this area would, I feel, be particularly rewarding.