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October 28th, 2003

Playing Nanoguitars

Abstract:
A nanoguitar, devised at Cornell years ago, has been "played" for the first time by shooting laser light at the silicon "strings." The 10-micron long guitar twangs at a frequency of 40 megahertz, some 17 octaves (or a factor of 130,000) higher than a normal guitar.

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