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North Carolina State University

Nano-Shish-Kebab Network

Caption: The nanowire and nanosheets are actually a single, three-dimensional structure consisting of a single, seamless series of germanium sulfide (GeS) crystals. This creates a material with a large surface area and -- because GeS is a semiconductor -- the ability to transfer electric charges efficiently.

Credit: Linyou Cao, North Carolina State University

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