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A flexible approach to mobility

An innovative and scalable strategy for making high-density arrays of aligned nanotubes could lead to the mass-production of high-performance, high-power flexible electronics.

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Figure 1: How to make a flexible electronic device.


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Hong, S., Myung, S. A flexible approach to mobility. Nature Nanotech 2, 207–208 (2007).

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