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Self-assembling Nanocubes for Next-generation Antennas and Lenses
June 13, 2012
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering have developed a technique that enables metallic nanocrystals to self-assemble into larger, complex materials for next-generation antennas and lenses. The metal nanocrystals are cube-shaped and, like bricks or Tetris blocks, spontaneously organize themselves into larger-scale structures with precise orientations relative to one another.
University of California, San Diego
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