Perfect nanotubes shine brightest: Researchers show how length, imperfections affect carbon nanotube fluorescence

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
A painstaking study has brought a wealth of new information about single-walled carbon nanotubes through analysis of their fluorescence. The researchers found that the brightest nanotubes of the same length show consistent fluorescence intensity, and the longer the tube, the brighter.