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March 17th, 2003

Opals bring good fortune to nanotube researchers

Although some people associate opals with bad luck, the gemstones have brought success to a group of researchers from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, US. The scientists grew carbon nanotubes into voids between the silica spheres making up a synthetic opal to produce a material with specific optical properties.


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