Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors
Heifer International



Home > News > Strong magnetic field converts nanotube from metal to semiconductor

May 20th, 2004

Strong magnetic field converts nanotube from metal to semiconductor

Abstract:
By threading a magnetic field through a carbon nanotube, scientists have switched the molecule between metallic and semiconducting states, a phenomenon predicted by physicists some years ago, but never before clearly seen in individual molecules. In the May 21 issue of the journal Science, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign present experimental evidence that a nanotube's electronic structure can be altered in response to a magnetic field.

Source:
EurekAlert

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods

Conductive, durable coatings with graphene nanotubes now available to the Turkish market June 3rd, 2021

Thin is now in to turn terahertz polarization: Rice lab’s discovery of ‘magic angle’ builds on its ultrathin, highly aligned nanotube films May 20th, 2021

Optically active defects improve carbon nanotubes: Heidelberg scientists achieve defect control with a new reaction pathway April 9th, 2021

Graphene nanotubes gain traction in automotive market: OCSiAl confirms compliance with IATF 16949 March 9th, 2021

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project