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March 8th, 2004

Carbon nanotubes go magnetic

Abstract:
Physicists have shown that carbon nanotubes can become magnetized when they are placed in contact with a magnetic material. Michael Coey of Trinity College in Dublin and colleagues believe the mechanism relies on the transfer of spin - carried by electrons - from the magnetic substrate to the nanotube.

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