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November 15th, 2004

Nanotubes tune in light

Abstract:
Researchers at Boston College, the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center, Mega Wave Corporation and Florida International University have demonstrated the light antenna effect using arrays of multiwalled carbon nanotubes. "Aligned carbon nanotubes receive and transmit light just like radio frequency antennas receive and transmit radio waves," said Zhifeng Ren, a physics professor at Boston College.

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