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Contact: Michael Baum
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

'Cloning' Could Make Structurally Pure Nanotubes for Nanoelectronics

Caption: Cloning nanotubes: In this computer model, small, pre-selected nanotube "seeds" (yellow) are grown to long nanotubes of the same twist or "chirality" in a high-temperature gas of small carbon compounds

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