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A New Class Of Nanostructure: Semiconducting "Nanobelts" Offer Potential For Nanosensors And Nanoelectronics

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March 12, 2001
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Georgia Institute Of Technology
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Researchers have created a new class of nanometer-scale structure that could be the basis for inexpensive ultra-small sensors, flat-panel display components and other electronic nanodevices. Made of semiconducting metal oxides, these extremely thin and flat structures -- dubbed "nanobelts" -- offer significant advantages over the nanowires and carbon nanotubes that have been extensively studied.

Researchers have created a new class of nanometer-scale structure that could be the basis for inexpensive ultra-small sensors, flat-panel display components and other electronic nanodevices.


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Georgia Institute Of Technology. "A New Class Of Nanostructure: Semiconducting "Nanobelts" Offer Potential For Nanosensors And Nanoelectronics." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 12 March 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/03/010309080953.htm>.
Georgia Institute Of Technology. (2001, March 12). A New Class Of Nanostructure: Semiconducting "Nanobelts" Offer Potential For Nanosensors And Nanoelectronics. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/03/010309080953.htm
Georgia Institute Of Technology. "A New Class Of Nanostructure: Semiconducting "Nanobelts" Offer Potential For Nanosensors And Nanoelectronics." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/03/010309080953.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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