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Researchers Found the Nanotubes Split Into Useful Nanoribbons

Caption: Molecular simulations and electron microscope images show what happens to a carbon nanotube when the end of it strikes a target directly at about 15,000 miles per hour. Rice University researchers found the nanotubes split into useful nanoribbons.

Credit: Ajayan Group/Rice University

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