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Nanotubes Show Image-Display Talent

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Science  17 Nov 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5239, pp. 1119
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5239.1119


Many schemes have been proposed for using tiny all-carbon nanotubes since the unusual structures were discovered 4 years ago. Now, results reported in this issue (p. p. 1179) suggest that one scheme stands a chance of becoming real: Nanotubes can form the basis of tiny electron emission devices, used to paint images on flat screen displays used in laptop computers