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Understanding Mechanical Properties of Silicon Nanowires Paves Way for Nanodevices
November 11, 2009
Silicon nanowires are attracting attention from the electronics industry due to the drive for smaller devices, from cell phones to computers. The operation of these devices, and an array of additional applications, will depend on the mechanical properties of these nanowires. Research from North Carolina State University shows that silicon nanowires are far more resilient than their larger counterparts.
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