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November 2nd, 2009

Compound nanomaterial structures from Harvard

Abstract:
Taking nanomaterials to a new level of structural complexity, Harvard researchers have determined how to introduce kinks into arrow straight nanowires, transforming them into zigzagging two- and three-dimensional structures with correspondingly advanced functions. The work is described this week in a letter in the journal Nature Nanotechnology by scientists led by Bozhi Tian and Charles M. Lieber. Among possible applications, the authors say, the new technology could foster a new nanoscale approach to detecting electrical currents in cells and tissues.

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