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Contact: Gustav Sonne
University of Gothenburg

Carbon Nanotube

Caption: A suspended carbon nanotube can be made to vibrate like a guitar string. Gustav Sonne has studied how these oscillations influence the properties of the system if a magnetic field (H) is used to couple the mechanical motion of the tube to the electric current through it.

Credit: University of Gothenburg

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