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Carbon nanotubes

A simple approach to superlattices

An array of quantum dots can be created inside a carbon nanotube simply by placing it on a crystalline metal substrate.

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Figure 1: Illustration of a (6,2) carbon nanotube on a silver(100) surface.


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Lyding, J. A simple approach to superlattices. Nature Nanotech 4, 545–546 (2009).

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