Nanowire Hay Bales

credit Pegah M. Hosseinpour, Northeastern University
Scanning electron micrograph of iron-titanium nanowires. 

Researchers have incorporated iron into minuscule nanotubes. These nanotubes look like hay bales and may lead to new nanostructures with useful magnetic, semiconducting, and catalytic properties. 

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