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Nanotubes see the light

When it comes to having their conduction properties tweaked, carbon nanotubes are bothersome customers. One way to do it is to incorporate a photosensitive dye into the nanotubes' walls.

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Figure 1: Light bending and stretching.


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Guldi, D. Nanotubes see the light. Nature 447, 50–51 (2007).

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