Peter Eklund, professor of physics and materials science and engineering at Penn State, talks about the unexpected properties of nanowires. Eklund has an international reputation in carbon materials, including carbon nanotubes and carbon nanowires. He is the founder or cofounder of three nanotechnology R & D companies.
Colloidal variety: laser-generated nanoparticles in liquids are highly pure, stable, and available from any material. The video demonstrates the generation of metal nanoparticles by laser ablation in acetone.