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Carbon Nanotubes

Packaging film coated with clay nanotubes

Packaging film coated with clay nanotubes

Aug 25, 2017 Turkey
Sometimes it seems as if fresh fruits, vegetables and meats go bad in the blink of an eye. Consumers are left feeling frustrated, often turning to less expensive processed foods that last longer but are less nutritious.
Researchers resolve problem that has been holding back technology

Researchers resolve problem that has been holding back technology

Aug 18, 2016 Canada
Imagine an electronic newspaper that you could roll up and spill your coffee on, even as it updated itself before your eyes. It's an example of the technological revolution that has been waiting to happen, except for one major problem that, until now, scientists have not been able to resolve.
Borrowing from pastry chefs, engineers create nanolayered composites

Borrowing from pastry chefs, engineers create nanolayered composites

Jul 26, 2016 United States
The discovery could open up wide-ranging possibilities for designing new, easy-to-manufacture composites for optical devices, electronic systems, and high-tech materials.
Nanotubes line up to form films

Nanotubes line up to form films

Apr 6, 2016 United States
A simple filtration process helped researchers create flexible, wafer-scale films of highly aligned and closely packed carbon nanotubes.
New process enables easier isolation of carbon nanotubes

New process enables easier isolation of carbon nanotubes

Jan 29, 2016 Japan
Manufacture of longer, thinner, and uncontaminated carbon nanotubes, and successfully isolating them, have been ongoing challenges for researchers.
Miniaturised optical devices enabled by carbon nano technology

Miniaturised optical devices enabled by carbon nano technology

Jan 14, 2016 United Kingdom
Research demonstrates carbon nanotubes creating wafer-thin, flat structures that enable the miniaturisation of a range of optical devices.
Why nanotubes now have their own alphabet

Why nanotubes now have their own alphabet

Dec 10, 2015 United States
Carbon nanotubes grown in a furnace aren't always straight. Sometimes they curve and kink, and sometimes they branch off in several directions.
Move over silicon, there's a new circuit in town

Move over silicon, there's a new circuit in town

Jun 19, 2014 United States
This hybrid could take the place of silicon as the traditional transistor material used in electronic chips, since carbon nanotubes are more transparent, flexible, and can be processed at a lower cost.