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January 25th, 2006

Drying droplets create nanotube films

Researchers at Rice University and the University of Houston, both in the US, have made nanotube films by evaporating droplets of water containing surfactant and single-walled carbon nanotubes. The process formed films about 100 nm thick. The researchers believe that the technique's most promising application is in making thin coatings of single-walled carbon nanotubes by liquid film-flow methods.


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