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What limits the behaviour of a carbon nanotube?
DALLAS, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Global Carbon Nanotube Market - SWCNT, MWCNT, Technology, Applications, Trends & Outlook (2011 - 2016)" published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the global carbon nanotubes market is expected to grow from $1,603.9 million in 2010 to $3,301.1 million in 2016, at an estimated CAGR of 12.4% from 2011 to 2016. Browse 128 market data tables with figures and in-depth TOC on -...
Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e, Netherlands) have developed a replacement for indium tin oxide (ITO), an important material used in displays for all kinds of everyday products such as TVs, telephones and laptops, as well as in solar cells.
In recent years, many airplane manufacturers have started building their planes from advanced composite materials, which consist of high-strength fibers, such as carbon or glass, embedded in a plastic or metal matrix.
A lab at Rice University has stepped forward with an efficient method to disperse nanotubes in a way that preserves their unique properties -- and adds more.
Carbon nanotubes have many attractive properties, and their structure and areas of application can be compared with those of graphene, the material for whose discovery the most recent Nobel Prize was awarded.
Theo Odijk, you win.
The finding could lead to better-quality nanotubes for potential use in automotive, electronics, optics and other fields.
Given their outstanding mechanical and electrical properties, carbon nanotubes are attractive building blocks for next-generation nanoelectromechanical devices, including high-performance sensors, logic devices, and memory elements.
NASA engineers are now developing a blacker-than pitch material that will help scientists gather hard-to-obtain scientific measurements or observe currently unseen astronomical objects.
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