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Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Self-aligning Nanotubes

Caption: What looks like sand dunes is actually smaller than a single grain of sand. Thanks to electrostatic surface interactions, DNA nanotubes (shown here in red) align along the prefabricated nanopattern on a silicon surface.

Credit: Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

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