News - 29 Jan 2021
For more than 15 years, researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas and their collaborators in the U.S., Australia, South Korea and China have fabricated artificial muscles by twisting and...
News - 17 Dec 2012
Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley, have developed an elegant and powerful new...
News - 27 Apr 2010
Using neutron beams and atomic-force microscopes, a team of university researchers working with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) may have resolved a 10-year-old question about...
News - 20 Mar 2009
Researchers at the UT Dallas Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute have demonstrated a fundamentally new type of artificial muscle, which can operate at extreme temperatures where no other artificial...
News - 3 Jul 2007
The ability of carbon nanotubes to withstand repeated stress yet retain their structural and mechanical integrity is similar to the behavior of soft tissue, according to a new study from Rensselaer...
Article - 27 Feb 2013
Xuanhe Zhao, Assistant Professor at Duke University, talks to AZoNano about the Application of Graphene in Artificial Muscles.
Article - 10 Aug 2004
In an attempt to create nanocomposites incorporating carbon nanotubes and diamond, scientists at Argonne National Laboratory created nanotubes with graphitic wings. Posted July 16th, 2004
News - 16 Nov 2012
New artificial muscles made from nanotech yarns and infused with paraffin wax can lift more than 100,000 times their own weight and generate 85 times more mechanical power during contraction than the...
News - 16 Sep 2008
Jonghwan Suhr, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, recently published his research findings on Continuous Reinforced Carbon Nanotube Composites in Nano Letters, a prominent academic...
News - 28 Apr 2014
Dr. Ray Baughman, a pioneer in nanotechnology and a prolific inventor, will be the featured speaker at the annual Polykarp Kusch Lecture at UT Dallas on Thursday.
Baughman is the Robert A....