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Photo of Jun Yao, a graduate student at Rice University.

Jun Yao, a graduate student at Rice University.

Credit: Jeff Fitlow, Rice University


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Photo of microscopic NanoOwls created from carbon nanotubes.

Jun Yao, a graduate student at Rice University, traced the Rice logo--by hand--into electron-beam controller software to create microscopic NanoOwls from forests of carbon nanotubes.

Credit: Jun Yao and Noe Alvarez, Rice University


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A detail from one of Jun Yao's NanoOwls.

A detail from one of Jun Yao's NanoOwls.

Credit: Jun Yao and Noe Alvarez, Rice University


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Image of a 1k silicon oxide memory chip created using Rice technology.

A 1k silicon oxide memory chip created using Rice technology.

Credit: Jun Yao, Rice University


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