Latest Carbon nanotube Stories

2012-07-11 09:30:32

Researchers are one step closer to solving the mysteries of graphene, the carbon allotrope that could be the basis for the next generation of sensors, transistors, processors and more.

2012-07-09 17:19:27

What’s 100 times stronger than steel, weighs one-sixth as much and can be snapped like a twig by a tiny air bubble?

New Interest Sparked In The Century-old Edison Battery
2012-06-26 13:00:30

Stanford University scientists have breathed new life into the nickel-iron battery, a rechargeable technology developed by Thomas Edison more than a century ago.

2012-06-22 12:01:40

A team of researchers from Peking University in Beijing, China, and Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has demonstrated that carbon nanotube-based integrated circuits can work under a supply voltage much lower than that used in conventional silicon integrated circuits.

2012-06-11 18:31:18

New groundbreaking research by scientists at Trinity College Dublin has found that exposure to nanoparticles can have a serious impact on health, linking it to rheumatoid arthritis and the development of other serious autoimmune diseases.

'Unzipped' Carbon Nanotubes May Help Energize Fuel Cells And Batteries
2012-05-28 09:40:09

Multi-walled carbon nanotubes riddled with defects and impurities on the outside could replace some of the expensive platinum catalysts used in fuel cells and metal-air batteries, according to scientists at Stanford University.

2012-05-25 10:30:54

Chinese researchers have designed and tested simulations of a "nanoclutch," a speed regulation tool for nanomotors.

2012-05-23 19:11:12

Whether used in telescopes or optoelectronic communications, infrared detectors must be continuously cooled to avoid being overwhelmed by stray thermal radiation.

2012-05-19 00:00:37

Kansas State University researchers have come closer to solving an old challenge of producing graphene quantum dots of controlled shape and size at large densities, which could revolutionize electronics and optoelectronics.

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