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Researchers Develop Technique For Imaging Individual Carbon Nanotubes
2013-11-13 07:50:55

Despite their almost incomprehensibly small size – a diameter about one ten-thousandth the thickness of a human hair – single-walled carbon nanotubes come in a plethora of different “species,” each with its own structure and unique combination of electronic and optical properties.

Researchers Unveil Carbon Nanotube Jungles To Better Detect Molecules
2013-11-06 13:12:01

Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich have developed a new method of using nanotubes to detect molecules at extremely low concentrations enabling trace detection of biological threats, explosives and drugs.

Carbon Nanotube Forests Have Low Stiffness Due To Waviness
2013-10-01 12:05:01

A new study has found that "waviness" in forests of vertically-aligned carbon nanotubes dramatically reduces their stiffness, answering a long-standing question surrounding the tiny structures.

2013-09-22 23:01:18

Carbon Nanotubes Market report covers competitive landscape, company profiles of major players selected on the basis of their recent developments, geographical presence, production capacities

Researchers Create Single-surface Material For Energy Storage
2012-11-27 18:32:42

A seamless graphene/nanotube hybrid created at Rice University may be the best electrode interface material possible for many energy storage and electronics applications.

Study Suggests Carbon Nanotubes May Protect DNA From Oxidation
2012-11-15 14:01:10

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have provided evidence in the laboratory that single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) may help protect DNA molecules from damage by oxidation.

Low-resistance Connections Aid Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes For Interconnects
2012-10-31 08:11:12

Georgia Institute of Technology Research News Hybrid electronics Using a new method for precisely controlling the deposition of carbon, researchers have demonstrated a technique for connecting multi-walled carbon nanotubes to the metallic pads of integrated circuits without the high interface resistance produced by traditional fabrication techniques. Based on electron beam-induced deposition (EBID), the work is believed to be the first to connect multiple shells of a multi-walled...

'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.

2011-12-21 14:52:11

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the world's first reference material for single-wall carbon nanotube soot.


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