TWISTED BY DESIGN | June 7, 2004 Issue - Vol. 82 Issue 23 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 82 Issue 23 | p. 7 | News of The Week
Issue Date: June 7, 2004

TWISTED BY DESIGN

Helical nanotubes show potential for use in molecular electronics
Department: Science & Technology
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TWISTER Schematic illustration (below) and transmission electron micrograph (left) of the supramolecular helix and nanotube. Polar solvents—like the THF/water mixture that this TEM sample was prepared in—can prevent the helix from curling tightly into the tube structure.

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