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September 2nd, 2004

Nanotubes show the way to wind power

Studies of electrical power produced by gases flowing over carbon nanotubes have pointed to a more general effect for turning a breeze into an electrical current. Gases flowing over semiconductor surfaces can generate a voltage that may be used to design gas flow-rate sensors, two physicists in India have discovered.

* Nature

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