Carbon Nanotubes

carbon nanotubes

An array of aligned, but randomly placed, carbon nanotubes which can act like a radio antenna for detecting light at visible wave-lengths. The scale bar is one micron in length.

K. Kempa, Z. Ren et al., Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 13 (2004).

Image courtesy: Dr. K. Kempa, Boston College.