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Unzipped Carbon Nanotube

Caption: By "unzipping" carbon nanotubes, regular edges with differing chiralities can be produced between the extremes of the zigzag configuration and, at a 30-degree angle to it, the armchair configuration.

Credit: Hongjie Dai, Stanford University, and Michael Crommie et al, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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