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Evan Brown
Graduate Student, Materials Science

Under extreme bias, gold violently oxidizes in an acid bath. Interfacial stress between the gold substrate and the overlaying gold oxide cause the tide to go out and the swell to rise. Surf's up!

evan@caltech.edu

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