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Contact: Tracey Peake
North Carolina State University


Caption: Polarized light selectively heats and melts nanofibers containing aligned gold nanorods within a cross-hatched mat when the polarization direction is parallel to the nanofiber direction.

Credit: Joe Tracy, NC State University

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