Virus-Templated Copper Nanowires

Virus-Templated Copper Nanowires

Submitted by F. John Burpo and Angela M. Belcher of the Biomolecular Materials Laboratory at the Koch Institute

MIT Department of Biological Engineering, MIT Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Koch Institute at MIT

F. John Burpo and Angela M. Belcher
Biomolecular Materials Laboratory, Koch Institute
Scanning Electron Micrograph

"These images demonstrate 3-dimensional nano-architectures synthesized from a bio-template.  The synthesis process is designed to provide a broad class of materials for multiple device applications ranging from energy storage, to catalysis, to biosensors."

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