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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/06/070619083554.htm 1 of 2 10/15/2007 10:52 AM

Summary: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/06/070619083554.htm
1 of 2 10/15/2007 10:52 AM
Microfabricated aligned multiwalled carbon
nanotube setae and spatulas. (A) Optical
picture of gecko foot showing that the setae
are arranged in many lobes along the foot. (B)
SEM image of natural gecko setae terminating
into thousands of smaller spatulas. (EH) SEM
images of synthetic setae of width 50 (E), 100
(F), 250 (G), and 500 (H) Ám. (C and D) Side
views (C) and higher magnification SEM image
(D) of the 100 Ám setae. (Credit: University of
Web address: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/06/070619083554.htm
Source: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Date: June 20, 2007
Keywords: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Civil
Engineering, Electronics, Engineering,
Nanotube Adhesive Sticks Better Than A Gecko's Foot


Source: Ajayan, Pulickel M. - Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University


Collections: Materials Science