A nanoring is a small ringformed crystal. The first nanoring made was a zinc oxide nanoring discovered by researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology. They are made by a spontaneous self-coiling process of nanobelts. Many layers of nanobelts are rolled together as coils, layer-by-layer.
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