Applied physics: Nanotube antennas

@article{Dresselhaus2004AppliedPN,
  title={Applied physics: Nanotube antennas},
  author={Mildred S. Dresselhaus},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={432},
  pages={959-960}
}
An antenna array that is metres high and wide can detect and transmit radio waves. This effect has now been demonstrated at much smaller electromagnetic wavelengths in a nanoscale array of carbon nanotubes. 
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