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American Physical Society
Caption: New types of chemical handles that do less damage to nanotubes will allow researchers to manipultae the miniscule structures without changing their electrical and mechanical properties.
Credit: Young-Su Lee and Nicola Marzari, Physical Review Letters (forthcoming)
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