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North Carolina State University

Creating Straightened Carbon Nanotube Ribbons

Caption: Researchers used a rotating spool to create ribbon-like composite material that have a high percentage of carbon nanotubes, for use in products from airplanes to bicycles.

Credit: Yuntian Zhu, North Carolina State University

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