Nanoring

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A nanoring is a small ringformed crystal. The first nanoring made was a zinc oxide nanoring discovered by researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology.[1] 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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  1. ^ Kong XY, Ding Y, Yang R, Wang ZL (February 2004). "Single-crystal nanorings formed by epitaxial self-coiling of polar nanobelts". Science. 303 (5662): 1348–51. doi:10.1126/science.1092356. PMID 14988559. 

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