Molecules squeezed and stroked

Steve Granick, Zhiqun Lin, Sung Chul Bae

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Soft matter is often found in tight spots. A study shows that tangled chain-like molecules, squeezed between solid surfaces and stroked by sliding, might become exceptionally ordered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-468
Number of pages2
Issue number6957
StatePublished - Oct 2 2003

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Granick, S., Lin, Z., & Bae, S. C. (2003). Molecules squeezed and stroked. Nature, 425(6957), 467-468.