Description:  This diagram shows how close- packed, aligned nanotubes can be pulled to form long strands. The electrostatic force of attraction between individual molecules is strong enough to hold ends of individual nanotubes together.
Source:  Tsinghua University
Story:  Pulling nanotubes makes thread
TRN October 30/November 6, 2002
TRN Categories:  Nanotechnology; Materials Science and Engineering
Form:  Still

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