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August 25th, 2005

Death of a nanotube

Abstract:
Carbon nanotubes are seen by many as promising building blocks in the construction of future electronic devices and circuits. Their small size and high surface-to-volume ratio makes them particularly suitable for high-precision optical, mechanical and chemical sensor applications. But these same traits also make nanotubes vulnerable to degradation and failure.

Source:
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