Spider silk delivers finest optical fibres

What do you get if you give a delicate thread of spider’s silk a glassy coating — and then remove the silk by baking? The answer is ultra-thin, hollow optical fibres, which are narrow enough to carry light beams around the fastest nanoscale optical circuits

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