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Scientists working with one US-based technology giant claim that they have demonstrated a new approach to carbon nanotechnology that could pave the way to much smaller, faster, and more powerful computer chips.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new techniques for stretching carbon nanotubes (CNT) and using them to create carbon composites that can be used as stronger, lighter materials in everything from airplanes to bicycles.
Chemists at MIT have created a customized, carbon nanotube lead that can be used to draw freehand electronic circuits using a conventional, mechanical pencil.
What’s 100 times stronger than steel, weighs one-sixth as much and can be snapped like a twig by a tiny air bubble?
Carbon nanotubes represent a significant departure from traditional silicon technologies and offer a promising path to solving the challenge of energy efficiency in computer circuits, but they aren't without challenges.
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.
Chinese researchers have designed and tested simulations of a "nanoclutch," a speed regulation tool for nanomotors.
Whether used in telescopes or optoelectronic communications, infrared detectors must be continuously cooled to avoid being overwhelmed by stray thermal radiation.
A carbon nanotube sponge that can soak up oil in water with unparalleled efficiency has been developed with help from computational simulations performed at the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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