Carbon nanotube fabrics: A new nonwoven material

June 28th, 2013

Dry processed fabrics containing high aspect ratio carbon nanotubes could enable a new generation of products. Carbon nanotube (CNT) research has received a lot of popular press recently because of the amazing potential applications of these unique nanofibers. Carbon nanotubes have been highly studied by materials scientists who see the potential in their amazing stiffness, […]

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The next generation of nanotubes

April 2nd, 2013

It looks like black cotton thread, but it conducts electricity and heat like a metal wire and is as strong as carbon fibers. This next-generation nanotechnology has emerged from the intertwined efforts of top-tier researchers from Rice University, Houston, Texas; Teijin Aramid, Amhem, The Netherlands; the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; and the Air […]

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