Description:  These randomly positioned carbon nanotubes function as light antennas. Electromagnetic waves in the visible portion of the spectrum produce electric current in the nanotubes, which causes nanotubes to emit photons. The scale bar is one micron.
Source:  Boston College
Story:  Nanotubes tune in light
TRN November 17/24, 2004
TRN Categories:  Nanotechnology; Optical Computing, Optoelectronics and Photonics
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