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'Nanosculpture' Could Enable New Types of Heat Pumps and Energy Converters


July 17, 2008

branched nanorods Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered a new technique for growing single-crystal nanorods and controlling their shape using biomolecules. The research, published in the journal Advanced Materials, could enable the development of smaller, more powerful heat pumps and devices that harvest electricity from heat. Full Story

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