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Cover image: How do palladium nanoclusters behave in hydrogen? Di Vece and co-authors observed hydrogen-induced Ostwald  ripening, the growth of larger palladium nanoclusters at the expense of the smaller ones. This is a schematic impression of the palladium nanoclusters with interstitial hydrogen between the palladium atoms,  which become free to move due to the interstitial hydrogen (see p24). Image courtesy M. Di Vece (K.U. Leuven) and J. Husson.



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