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August 31st, 2006

Nanotube resonators break gigahertz barrier

Abstract:
Physicists in the US have created nanoelectromechanical system (NEMS) resonators that achieve self-detectable mechanical resonance at frequencies greater than 1.3 GHz. Based on a carbon nanotube (CNT) structure, the devices can operate at room temperature and in air at atmospheric pressure.

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