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This news article provides information about the newest version of the "nanoguitar" created at Cornell University. The article describes the manufacture of sub-micron oscillators, in this case in the shape of a guitar and how the guitar string vibrations are investigated. The article includes a micrograph of this tiny musical instrument.
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image credit: L. Sekaric & H. Craighead, Cornell University; larger image This resource was featured by the Physics To Go collection from July 16, 2008 until August 1, 2008. View the feature here!

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© 2003 Cornell Chronicle
Cornell University, Harold Craighead, NEMS, nanotechnology, smallest guitar
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Cornell News: New Nanoguitar. (2003, November 20). Retrieved January 31, 2023, from Cornell Chronicle Online:
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Cornell Chronicle Online. Cornell News: New Nanoguitar. Ithaca: Cornell Chronicle Online, November 20, 2003. (accessed 31 January 2023).
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Cornell News: New Nanoguitar. Ithaca: Cornell Chronicle Online, 2003. 20 Nov. 2003. 31 Jan. 2023 <>.
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