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June 19th, 2003

Nanoparticles get smart

Abstract:
Smart materials that change shape in response to some stimulus are finding uses as mechanical switches and artificial muscles. Gold nanoparticles linked into porous films provide actuators that are robust and quick-acting.

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* Nature

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