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Under the Microscope: Honors College student working on nanotechnology in Japan

Cooper Thome is a UTC Honors College student who’s in Japan this summer, working an internship in nanotechnology.

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Self-assembling Carbon Nanotubes: A Story that Tells Itself

Paul Cherukuri, Lindsey Bornhoeft, and Carter Kittrell

Researchers at UTC, Rice and Texas A&M have discovered that the strong force field emitted by a Tesla coil can guide tiny tubes of carbon to self-assemble into wire-like structures up to 15 cm long.

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