‘Breaking Me Softly:’ UCF Fiber Findings Featured in Nature

‘Breaking Me Softly:’ UCF Fiber Findings Featured in Nature

‘Breaking Me Softly:’ UCF Fiber Findings Featured in Nature

A finding by a University of Central Florida researcher that unlocks a means of controlling   materials at the nanoscale and opens the door to a new generation of manufacturing is featured online today in the journal Nature.

Using a pair of pliers in each hand and gradually pulling taut a piece of glass fiber coated in plastic, associate professor Ayman Abouraddy found that something unexpected and never before documented occurred – the inner fiber fragmented in an orderly fashion.

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