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Carbon Nanotubes

Nanotubes may give the world better batteries

Nanotubes may give the world better batteries

Scientists' method quenches lithium metal dendrites in batteries that charge faster, last longer.
Printed Electronics World
Oct 30, 2018
Nanotubes may give the world better batteries

Nanotubes may give the world better batteries

Scientists are counting on films of carbon nanotubes to make high-powered, fast-charging lithium metal batteries a logical replacement for common lithium-ion batteries.
Printed Electronics World
Aug 22, 2018
Novel sensors could enable smarter textiles

Novel sensors could enable smarter textiles

A team of engineers is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibers, including cotton, nylon and wool.
Printed Electronics World
Jul 18, 2018
Clothing that can charge your cell phone, carbon is the new black

Clothing that can charge your cell phone, carbon is the new black

Engineers are leveraging a partnership to create clothing that can charge your cell phone. Move over, Iron Man.
Printed Electronics World
Jul 3, 2018
Carbon nanotubes for flexible, fingertip-wearable terahertz imagers

Carbon nanotubes for flexible, fingertip-wearable terahertz imagers

Researchers have developed flexible terahertz imagers based on chemically "tunable" carbon nanotube materials. The findings expand the scope of terahertz applications to include wrap-around, wearable technologies as well as large-area photonic devices.
Printed Electronics World
Feb 20, 2018
Getting to the heart of carbon nanotube clusters

Getting to the heart of carbon nanotube clusters

Integrating nanoscale fibers such as carbon nanotubes into commercial applications, from coatings for aircraft wings to heat sinks for mobile computing, requires them to be produced in large scale and at low cost.
Printed Electronics World
Feb 14, 2018
Tissue paper sensors show promise

Tissue paper sensors show promise

Engineers have turned tissue paper - similar to toilet tissue - into a new kind of wearable sensor that can detect a pulse, a blink of an eye and other human movement. The sensor is light, flexible and inexpensive, with potential applications in health care, entertainment and robotics.
Printed Electronics World
Aug 25, 2017
Packaging film coated with clay nanotubes

Packaging film coated with clay nanotubes

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.
Printed Electronics World
Aug 18, 2016
Researchers resolve problem that has been holding back technology

Researchers resolve problem that has been holding back technology

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.
Printed Electronics World
Jul 26, 2016
Borrowing from pastry chefs, engineers create nanolayered composites

Borrowing from pastry chefs, engineers create nanolayered composites

The discovery could open up wide-ranging possibilities for designing new, easy-to-manufacture composites for optical devices, electronic systems, and high-tech materials.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 6, 2016
Nanotubes line up to form films

Nanotubes line up to form films

A simple filtration process helped researchers create flexible, wafer-scale films of highly aligned and closely packed carbon nanotubes.
Printed Electronics World
Aug 22, 2018
Novel sensors could enable smarter textiles

Novel sensors could enable smarter textiles

A team of engineers is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibers, including cotton, nylon and wool.
Printed Electronics World
Jul 3, 2018
Carbon nanotubes for flexible, fingertip-wearable terahertz imagers

Carbon nanotubes for flexible, fingertip-wearable terahertz imagers

Researchers have developed flexible terahertz imagers based on chemically "tunable" carbon nanotube materials. The findings expand the scope of terahertz applications to include wrap-around, wearable technologies as well as large-area photonic devices.
Printed Electronics World
Feb 14, 2018
Tissue paper sensors show promise

Tissue paper sensors show promise

Engineers have turned tissue paper - similar to toilet tissue - into a new kind of wearable sensor that can detect a pulse, a blink of an eye and other human movement. The sensor is light, flexible and inexpensive, with potential applications in health care, entertainment and robotics.
Printed Electronics World
Aug 18, 2016
Researchers resolve problem that has been holding back technology

Researchers resolve problem that has been holding back technology

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.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 6, 2016
Nanotubes line up to form films

Nanotubes line up to form films

A simple filtration process helped researchers create flexible, wafer-scale films of highly aligned and closely packed carbon nanotubes.