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April 21st, 2006

Site-Selective Modification of Carbon Nanotubes

Abstract:
Reporting its work in the journal Advanced Materials, a research team headed by Ganapathiraman Ramanath, Ph.D., used a technique known as focused ion beam irradiation, followed by a mild chemical reaction, to functionalize carbon nanotubes at preselected locations within an array of nanotubes. The same technique can be used to functionalize an individual nanotube at a specific location along its length.

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