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Stanford University

Microscopy Image of Carbon Nanotubes

Caption: This microscopy image shows the damaged outer walls of double- and triple-walled carbon nanotubes (CNT) after being treated in a chemical solution. This technique could help make carbon nanotubes an attractive, low-cost alternative to platinum catalysts in fuel cells.

Credit: Hongie Dai Lab/Stanford University

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