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Exhibit A:
zinc oxide sphere

Beauty at the Small Scale

ZINC OXIDE SPHERE This structure, which resembles a soccer ball, was formed from merged zinc oxide nanowires. These piezoelectric structures are normally used in nanogenerators to recover wasted mechanical energy but grew together to form this sphere. Image provided by Jamey Gigliotti and Zhong Lin Wang.

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