From Name:
From Email:
To Name:
To Email:

Optional Message:

Intricate, curving 3-D nanostructures created using capillary
action forces

from Nanowerk News

Twisting spires, concentric rings, and gracefully bending petals are a few of the new 3-D shapes that the University of Michigan engineers can make from carbon nanotubes using a new manufacturing process. The process is called "capillary forming," and it takes advantage of capillary action, the phenomenon at work when liquids seem to defy gravity and travel up a drinking straw of their own accord. The university is pursuing patent protection for the intellectual property, and is seeking commercialization partners to help bring the technology to market. more

Powered by MultiBriefs
7701 Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063