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ULTRALIGHT NANOLATTICES

Built from connected nested tubes

Nanoarchitected carbon composed of intricate tube-in-tube beams connected with nanostruts has been fabricated, achieving both ultralightweight and ultrahigh modulus.

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Fig. 1: Young’s modulus and microstructures of carbon porous materials.

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Wang, Y., Li, X. Built from connected nested tubes. Nat. Mater. 20, 1453–1454 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-021-01131-y

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