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Contact: Dr. Andreas Battenberg
battenberg@zv.tum.de
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Technische Universitaet Muenchen

Bronze Nanotubes with Unusual Symmetry

Caption: A string of tin atoms is surrounded by a layer of copper atoms, and around that yet another tube of tin atoms. Such fibers could one day be used as molecular wires with various electrical properties.

Credit: Andrea Hoffmann / TUM

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