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Serendipity: Nano LEDs accidentally produced during NIST nanowire research

By / September 30, 2010

Graphic illustrates a single row of nanowires (cylinders with red tops) with fin-shapednanowalls extending outward. Credit: NIST. Speaking of ZnO nanowires, chemists at NIST who were perfecting new methods of creating these nanowire report that they have stumbled upon a way to create light-emitting nanowires that operate like very tiny LEDs. The chemists, Babak Nikoobakht…

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