• Moones RahmandoustEmail author
  • Majid R. Ayatollahi
Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 39)


Imagine how much control over resultant properties of a specific material you would have, if you could deposit each individual atom into a predefined arrangement toward a new material.


Carbon Nanotubes Individual Atom Resultant Property Nobel Prize Winner American Physical Society 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Griffith School of EngineeringGriffith University (Gold Coast Campus)SouthportAustralia
  2. 2.Protein Research CenterShahid Beheshti University, G.C.TehranIran
  3. 3.Fatigue and Fracture Research Laboratory, Center of Excellence in Experimental Solid Mechanics and Dynamics, School of Mechanical EngineeringIran University of Science and TechnologyTehranIran

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