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Graphene and CNT Research with Renishaw's Raman Instruments at the University of Manchester

Graphene and CNT Research with Renishaw's Raman Instruments at the University of Manchester

Renishaw, a world leader in metrology and spectroscopy technologies, reports on the use of Raman spectroscopy in the study of graphene by the Casiraghi Group located at the University of Manchester's Nanoscience and Spectroscopy Laboratory. [More]
New Method to Predict How Carbon Nanotubes are Formed

New Method to Predict How Carbon Nanotubes are Formed

Matt Maschmann, a researcher at the University of Missouri (MU), has developed a method to predict the way in which carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are formed. [More]
Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Porins Hold Promise as Biomimetic Platforms for Nanofluidic Studies

Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Porins Hold Promise as Biomimetic Platforms for Nanofluidic Studies

Researchers have succeeded in developing a technique for spontaneous insertion of carbon nanotube (CNT) into synthetic and natural cell membranes to create pores imitating biological channels. [More]
Simple, Scalable Method to Purify Arrays of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Simple, Scalable Method to Purify Arrays of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

The exceptional properties of tiny molecular cylinders known as carbon nanotubes have tantalized researchers for years because of the possibility they could serve as a successors to silicon in laying the logic for smaller, faster and cheaper electronic devices. [More]
Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites for “Unconventional” Computing

Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites for “Unconventional” Computing

As we approach the miniaturization limits of conventional electronics, alternatives to silicon-based transistors—the building blocks of the multitude of electronic devices we’ve come to rely on—are being hotly pursued. [More]

Managing Director of Thomas Swan Appointed to Governing Body of Innovate UK

Harry Swan, Managing Director of Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd. based in Consett, County Durham has been appointed to the Governing Board of the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK. Innovate UK, formerly known as th... [More]
Breakthrough, Low-Cost Method to Build DNA Nanotubes Block By Block

Breakthrough, Low-Cost Method to Build DNA Nanotubes Block By Block

Researchers at McGill University have developed a new, low-cost method to build DNA nanotubes block by block – a breakthrough that could help pave the way for scaffolds made from DNA strands to be used in applications such as optical and electronic devices or smart drug-delivery systems. [More]
Biocompatible Carbon Nanotube Fibers May Enable Best Way to Communicate with the Brain

Biocompatible Carbon Nanotube Fibers May Enable Best Way to Communicate with the Brain

Carbon nanotube fibers invented at Rice University may provide the best way to communicate directly with the brain. [More]
Study on Carbon Nanotube Membrane Technology for Water Purification Wins Elsevier Atlas Award

Study on Carbon Nanotube Membrane Technology for Water Purification Wins Elsevier Atlas Award

Carbon nanotube (CNT) membranes have a bright future in addressing the world’s growing need to purify water from the sea, researchers say in a study published in the journal Desalination. [More]
False-Colour Electron Microscope Image of Diamond-Coated Forest of Carbon Nanotubes Wins EPSRC Prize

False-Colour Electron Microscope Image of Diamond-Coated Forest of Carbon Nanotubes Wins EPSRC Prize

An image of a diamond-coated forest of carbon nanotubes that can act as miniature electron emitters, has won the overall prize in a national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). [More]
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