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100 amps of electricity crackle in a vacuum chamber, creating a spark that transforms carbon vapor into tiny structures. Depending on the conditions, these structures can be shaped like little, 60-atom soccer balls, or like rolled-up tubes of atoms, arranged in a chicken-wire pattern, with rounded ends. These tiny, carbon nanotubes, discovered by Sumio Iijima at NEC labs in 1991, have amazing properties. They are 100 times stronger than steel, but weigh only one-sixth as much. They are incredibly resilient under physical stress; even when kinked to a 120-degree angle, they will bounce back to their original form, undamaged. And they can carry electrical current at levels that would vaporize ordinary copper wires.

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  1. Coherent Nonlinear Optical Propagation Processes in Hyperbolic Metamaterials

    08 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander K. Popov

    Coherence and interference play an important role in classic and quantum physics. Processes to be employed can be significantly enhanced and the unwanted ones suppressed through the deliberately...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26683

  2. Lili Arreguin

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  3. Guruprasad S Hegde

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  4. SHABAB AHMAD

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  5. Muhammad Ihsan Ul Haq

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  6. Abhijith Ananthan

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  7. Sanghamitra Anand

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  8. Dhanu Chettri

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  9. The Role of Dimensionality on Phonon-Limited Charge Transport: from CNTs to Graphene

    27 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jing Li, Yann-Michel Niquet

    IWCE 2015 presentation.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25138

  10. Chowdhury, Prodipto

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  11. Abhisek Kole

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  12. sandeep Yadav

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  13. Mohammed AlMoataz Tammous

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  14. CM Kaushik

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  15. narasimhulu thoti

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  16. Aditya Deshpande

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  17. Venkata Abhinav Korada

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  18. Multi-Scale Modeling of Metal-CNT Interfaces

    03 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Martin Claus

    IWCE 2015 presentation.  the authors studied the impact of contact materials on cntfet behavior using multiscale modeling and simulation framework. a strong correlation between metal-cnt...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/22992

  19. Yusuf Mulla

    I define myself as a student of 'Science'.Graduated in Chemical and molecular sciences (PhD-2014) from University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy. (with prestigious Marie Curie Early Stage...

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  20. A Comparative Study of nanoHUB Tools for the Simulation of Carbon-based FETs

    03 Sep 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Jose M. de la Rosa

    This work compares the different tools available in nanoHUB for the electrical simulation of carbon- based field-effect transistors made up of either carbon nanotubes (CNTs) or graphene. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/22739