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June 4th, 2004
Liquid crystals make nanotubes line up
Researchers from the University of Manchester, UK, and the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Environment (ENEA) have dispersed single- and multi-walled nanotubes in liquid crystals in order to control the alignment of the tubes. The liquid crystal-nanotube dispersions could have applications in externally controlled nanotube switches or in sensor devices.
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