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Boston College

Nanonets Display Flexibility

Caption: When pushed by the pin-like tip of a scanning tunneling microscope, the nanonet rolls up. When the device is removed, the nanonet unfurls, demonstrating a remarkable flexibility in this new structure, Boston College researchers report in the German Chemical Society journal Angewandte Chemie International.

Credit: Angewandte Chemie International

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