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June 6th, 2007

Ultralong nanobelts for wiring nanoelectric devices

Abstract:
In the realm of nanotechnology, where sizes are measured in billionths of a meter and one inch packs 25,400,000 nanometers, linking nanoscale units into structures 100 microns long (the width of a human hair) seems like a world-class achievement. Scientists in Illinois now are reporting for the first time the fabrication of "ultralong nanobelts" that are about a millimeter long. Only about 25 of such nanobelts, laid end to end, would equal an inch.

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