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Researchers Fabricate Novel Ultracapacitor with Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

Researchers Fabricate Novel Ultracapacitor with Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

By combining the powers of two single-atom-thick carbon structures, researchers at the George Washington University's Micro-propulsion and Nanotechnology Laboratory have created a new ultracapacitor that is both high performance and low cost. [More]
NIH Awards $459,000 Grant to Track Interaction of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Human Cells

NIH Awards $459,000 Grant to Track Interaction of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Human Cells

Scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas have received a federal grant to investigate how tiny carbon structures used in the manufacture of many everyday products might affect human health. [More]
Radiation Can Make Bundled Carbon Nanotubes More Rigid

Radiation Can Make Bundled Carbon Nanotubes More Rigid

The 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster made the dangers of radiation all too real. To avoid similar tragedies in the future, scientists are working to develop new radiation-proof materials for nuclear power plants, as well as for less obvious applications such as medical devices and airplanes. [More]
CurTran Enters Contract with Weatherford for LiteWire Carbon Nanotube Technology

CurTran Enters Contract with Weatherford for LiteWire Carbon Nanotube Technology

CurTran LLC today announced that it has signed its first contract for LiteWire products with Weatherford International Ltd. Per the agreement, Weatherford will use, sell, and distribute LiteWire, the first commercial scale production of a carbon nanotube technology in wire and cable form. [More]
Carbon Nanotube Rebars Ease Handling of 2-D Graphene

Carbon Nanotube Rebars Ease Handling of 2-D Graphene

Carbon nanotubes are reinforcing bars that make two-dimensional graphene much easier to handle in a new hybrid material grown by researchers at Rice University. [More]
Novel Nanotubes Created from Plant Waste

Novel Nanotubes Created from Plant Waste

Researchers with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences took what some would consider garbage and made a remarkable scientific tool, one that could someday help to correct genetic disorders or treat cancer without chemotherapy’s nasty side effects. [More]
Study on Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal-Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Combinations

Study on Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal-Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Combinations

Dispersions of carbon nanotubes with liquid crystals have attracted much interest because they pave the way for creating new materials with added functionalities. Now, a study published in EPJ E by Marina Yakemseva and colleagues at the Nanomaterials Research Institute in Ivanovo, Russia, focuses on the influence of temperature and nanotube concentration on the physical properties of such combined materials. [More]
Forecast Report on International Carbon Nanotubes Market

Forecast Report on International Carbon Nanotubes Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Carbon Nanotubes Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. [More]
Carbon Nanotube Coating Advances Creation of Miniature, Handheld Mass Spectrometers

Carbon Nanotube Coating Advances Creation of Miniature, Handheld Mass Spectrometers

Nanotechnology is advancing tools likened to Star Trek's "tricorder" that perform on-the-spot chemical analysis for a range of applications including medical testing, explosives detection and food safety. [More]
Fragmented Carbon Nanotube Macrofilms Can Serve as Adhesive Conductors

Fragmented Carbon Nanotube Macrofilms Can Serve as Adhesive Conductors

Lithium-ion batteries power a vast array of modern devices, from cell phones, laptops, and laser pointers to thermometers, hearing aids, and pacemakers. The electrodes in these batteries typically comprise three components: active materials, conductive additives, and binders. [More]
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