Carbonnanotube

07.15.14
This new carbon nanotube material is the darkest thing on the planet
07.15.14

This new carbon nanotube material is the darkest thing on the planet

We know what darkness is: it's the absence of light, and something we each encounter when the sun...

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10.10.12
MIT pencils in carbon nanotube gas sensor that's cheaper, less hazardous (video)
10.10.12

MIT pencils in carbon nanotube gas sensor that's cheaper, less hazardous (video)

Carbon nanotube-based sensors are good at sniffing out all kinds of things, but applying the cylin...

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06.22.12
All-carbon solar cell draws power from near-infrared light, our energy future is literally that much brighter
06.22.12

All-carbon solar cell draws power from near-infrared light, our energy future is literally that much brighter

What's this orange-like patch, you ask? It's a layer of carbon nanotubes on silicon, and it might...

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02.26.12
Researchers develop battery boosting Power Felt, encourages you to sit on your phone
02.26.12

Researchers develop battery boosting Power Felt, encourages you to sit on your phone

For whatever reason, researchers have long been stuck on the idea of harnessing the wasted energy...

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03.27.11
Self-strengthening polymer nanocomposite works best under pressure
03.27.11

Self-strengthening polymer nanocomposite works best under pressure

No one keeps carbon nanotubes down -- especially not these guys. The always popular allotropes have...

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12.09.10
Carbon nanotubes run into magical polymer, become 'tougher than Kevlar'
12.09.10

Carbon nanotubes run into magical polymer, become 'tougher than Kevlar'

Much like graphene, carbon nanotubes seem to be hitting on all cylinders in the lab. Of course, we c...

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09.07.10
Self-repairing solar cells could also fix our energy dependency
09.07.10

Self-repairing solar cells could also fix our energy dependency

It doesn't take much for a photovoltaic cell to not work quite as well as it used to. Sure, a big ha...

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