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Mode ling Nanotube Applications -Joan Adle r w ith Tali Mutat, Polina Pine , Mosh e Sh e intuch and YuvalYaish -Te ch nion
 

Summary: Mode ling Nanotube Applications - Joan Adle r
w ith Tali Mutat, Polina Pine , Mosh e Sh e intuch and YuvalYaish - Te ch nion
CROCH ETING NANOTUBES
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and possibly grandm oth e rs.
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Lore nz ttractors and h ype rbolic m ode ls, butI h ave notye tse e n any for nanotube s.
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by an atte m ptto cre ate instructions so th atitcould be copie d. Th e intructions w e re
m uch h arde r to w rite th an th e nanotube w as to m ak e , ofcourse .
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SUMMARY OF TW O PROJECTS AND TH E ROLE OF AVIZ
Carbon nanotube s h ave a w ide varie ty ofactualand pote ntialapplications, and are
sm alle nough th atm ode ling ofth e se applications on a atom istic scale is possible , if
note asy. Tw o dive rse applications unde r study atth e Te ch nion are nanotube s as
se pe rators ofdiffusing m ole cule s (ph ysics/ch e m icale ngine e ring) and nanotube s as

  

Source: Adler, Joan - Physics Department, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

 

Collections: Physics