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Video shows nanotube spins as it grows
... -- New video showing the atom-by-atom growth of carbon
nanotubes reveals they rotate as they grow, much ... the first experimental evidence of how individual carbon
atoms are added to growing nanotubes.
"The key issue for realizing the potential of carbon
nanotubes has always been better control of their ...
UCR scientists manipulate ripples in graphene, enabling strain-based graphene electronics
... is a two-dimensional honeycomb lattice of carbon
atoms. Structurally, it is related to carbon
nanotubes (tiny hollow tubes formed by rolling up sheets of graphene) and buckyballs (hollow carbon
molecules that form a closed cage).
Synthetic Genomics Inc. and ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company Sign Exclusive, Multi-Year Agreement to Develop Next Generation Biofuels Using Photosynthetic Algae
... at utilizing the energy from sunlight to convert carbon
dioxide into cellular oils (lipids) and even some ... potential to be an economically viable, low net carbon
emission transportation fuel. "
About ... value added products directly from sunlight and carbon
dioxide; developing new biological solutions to ...
Researchers enlist DNA to bring carbon nanotubes' promise closer to reality
... reported a breakthrough in the quest to produce carbon
nanotubes (CNTs) that are suitable for use in ... structure-specific recognition and separation of carbon
nanotubes." Its authors are Ming Zheng, Xiaomin ... can recognize individual types, or species, of carbon
nanotubes and purify them from a mixture.
Stanford researchers find a quicker, cheaper way to sort isotopes
... has six protons, but the number of neutrons in carbon
atoms can vary from six to seven or eight. Each ... learn more about the ancient earth by studying carbon
dioxide locked within cores of ice, Zare said.
... successfully tested its performance by measuring carbon
isotopes in different organic compounds such as ...
European Airports Actively Engaging on Reducing CO2, Despite the Crisis
... resolution, committing to reduce their carbon
emissions, with the ultimate goal of becoming carbon
neutral. This resolution also committed airport ... resolution, committing to reduce their carbon
emissions, with the ultimate goal of ...
Carbon Design Innovations, Inc. Introduces Carbon Nanotube Probe Technology for Atomic Force Microscopy, CNT-Probes Deliver New Level of AFM Imaging Performance
Design Innovations, Inc. (C|D|I) today announced ... atomic force microscope (AFM) probes types with carbon
nanotube (CNT) tips. The CCHAR (carbon core ... Burlingame, Calif., (PRWEB) June 16, 2009 -- carbon
Design Innovations, Inc. (C|D|I) today announced ...
A billion-year ultra-dense memory chip
... enclosed within the hollow of a multiwalled carbon
nanotube," said physicist Alex Zettl who led this ... can be shuttled back and forth inside a hollow carbon
nanotube with remarkable precision. The shuttle's ... desired archival time scale."
The multiwalled carbon
nanotube and enclosed iron nanoparticle shuttle ...
Biomimetic-engineering design can replace spaghetti tangle of nanotubes in novel material
... center through a hierarchical branched network of carbon
nanotubes. The template for this thermal ... structure now used when designing materials with carbon
nanotubes resembles spaghetti," said Buehler, who ... materials. "We show that a precise arrangement of carbon
nanotubes similar to those found in the ...
Canadian research team reports major breakthrough in lithium battery technology
... for energy storage and transportation in a low carbon
emission energy economy.
"The difficult ... chose a member of a highly structured and porous carbon
family called mesoporous carbon. At the nanoscale level, this type of carbon
has a very uniform pore diameter and pore volume. ...
Inexpensive plastic used in CDs could improve aircraft, computer electronics
... them with just the right amount and type of carbon
The findings are chronicled in a ... Transport Measurements of Highly Conductive carbon
Nanotube/Poly(bisphenol A carbonate) Composite," ... a strategy to achieve higher conductivities using carbon
nanotubes in plastic hosts than what has been ...
New nanotube coating enables novel laser power meter
... innovation is the use of a sprayed-on coating of carbon
nanotubestiny cylinders made of carbon
atomswhich conduct heat hundreds of times better ... with a NIST-developed coating made of multiwalled carbon
nanotubes held together by a potassium silicate ...
Sugarcane Ethanol Industry Eager to Implement U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard
... "As evidenced by the recent debate over the Low carbon
Fuel Standard in
California, biofuels are greatly ... (CARB).
"We know sugarcane ethanol has the lowest carbon
emissions of any liquid
biofuel produced today. California recognized as much in its Low carbon
Standard. We are certain that when the EPA ...
Sandia researchers construct carbon nanotube device that can detect colors of the rainbow
... National Laboratories have created the first carbon
nanotube device that can detect the entire ... interactions between molecules and nanotubes.
nanotubes are long thin cylinders composed entirely of carbon
atoms. While their diameters are in the nanometer ...
New 'near-field' radiation therapy promises relief for overheating laptops
... developed a heat-dissipation method that cools carbon
nanotube electronics by utilizing nonconventional ... "An Essential Mechanism of Heat Dissipation in carbon
Nanotube Electronics," was coauthored by Rotkin, ... the heat-dissipation problems associated with carbon
nanotube electronics for three years. Their ...
MIT virus battery could power cars, electronic devices
... themselves with iron phosphate, then grab hold of carbon
nanotubes to create a network of highly ... can be electrically "wired" to conducting carbon
nanotube networks. Electrons can travel along the carbon
nanotube networks, percolating throughout the ...
Spring 'blockbuster' movie now showing
... feast their eyes now on the first movie ever of carbon
atoms moving along the edge of a graphene crystal. Given that graphene single-layered sheets of carbon
atoms arranged like chicken wire may hold the ... have made a movie that shows in real-time carbon
atoms repositioning themselves around the edge of ...
Fitter frames: Nanotubes boost structural integrity of composites
... that incorporating chemically treated carbon
nanotubes into an epoxy composite can ... Small .
Epoxy composites infused with carbon
nanotubes are known to be more resistant to ... of the crack together. Infusing an epoxy with carbon
nanotubes that have been functionalized, or ...
MIT: New material could lead to faster chips
... use of a material called graphene, a form of pure carbon
that was first identified in 2004. Researchers at ... have already used the one-atom-thick layer of carbon
atoms to make prototype transistors and other ... is related to the better-known buckyballs and carbon
nanotubes, which also are made of one-atom-thick ...
UB engineers prove that carbon nanotubes are superior to metals for electronics
... discovery: that's not the case with Single-Walled carbon
"Years ago, everyone ... a wall. We are done with metals."
Single Walled carbon
Nanotubes are extremely thin, hollow cylinders, ... mechanics calculations, which prove that in carbon
nanotubes, higher current density does not lead ...
Brown chemists create more efficient palladium fuel cell catalysts
... in size. They attached the nanoparticles to a carbon
platform at the anode end of a direct formic acid ... and at the same size as they're attached to the carbon
platform. By keeping the particles separate and ... the ligands is that they can be "washed" from the carbon
platform without jeopardizing the integrity of ...
Nanotubes find niche in electric switches
... University of Oulu in Oulu, Finland, finds that carbon
nanotubes could significantly improve the ... , finds that "brush contact" pads made of carbon
nanotubes had 10 times less resistance than did ... of nanotubes makes this possible.
nanotubes used in the study are hollow tubes of ...
Spinning carbon nanotubes spawns new wireless applications
... has long been known for its world-record-breaking carbon
nanotubes. Now researchers at the University of Cincinnati have discovered new uses by spinning carbon
nanotubes (CNTs) into longer fibers with ... technology that has already been proven to grow carbon
nanotubes of world-record breaking lengths, ...
MIT: 'Nanostitching' could strengthen airplane skins, more
... CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--MIT engineers are using carbon
nanotubes only billionths of a meter thick to ... applications are composed of layers, or plies, of carbon
fibers that in turn are held together with a ... the nanotubes are 1000 times smaller than the carbon
fibers, they don't detrimentally affect the much ...
Carbon nanotube avalanche process nearly doubles current
... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. By pushing carbon
nanotubes close to their breaking point, ... possible.
The researchers drove semiconducting carbon
nanotubes into an avalanche process that carries ... more traffic than a one-lane road.
nanotubes are already known to carry current ...
New catalyst paves the path for ethanol-powered fuel cells
... capable of breaking the bonds between ethanol's carbon
But at Brookhaven, scientists have ... team's electrocatalyst is capable of breaking carbon
bonds at room temperature and efficiently oxidizing ethanol into carbon
dioxide as the main reaction product. Other ...
Semiconducting nanotubes produced in quantity at Duke
... long, straight, numerous and well-aligned carbon
cylinders only a few atoms thick, a Duke ... semiconducting versions of these single-walled carbon
The achievement paves the way for ... the National Science Foundation of China, carbon
nanotube manufacturer Unidym Inc., Duke ...
Norton & Associates Inc. Adds $3bnUSD Commercial Real Estate Investment P & L Management Holding Group; US Property Portfolio Inc.
... with Divisions in NORTECH Realty, Investment, and carbon
Technology Management with the carbon
Credit Today. The group's announcement of a new ... credits, energy, conservation, environmental, carbon
Pitt researchers create nontoxic clean-up method for potentially toxic nano materials
... first natural, nontoxic method for biodegrading carbon
nanotubes, a finding that could help diminish the ... plastics.
A Pitt research team has found that carbon
nanotubes deteriorate when exposed to the natural ... methodswith HRP or other enzymesof cleaning up carbon
nanotube spills in the environment and the ...
USC researchers print dense lattice of transparent nanotube transistors on flexible base
... the problems of attaching dense matrices of carbon
nanotubes not just to heat-resistant glass but ... thin-film transistor technology developed employs carbon
nanotubes - tubes with walls one carbon
atom thick - as the active channels for the ...
Method sorts out double-walled carbon nanotube problem
... efficiently. Researchers who study double-walled carbon
nanotubes -- nanomaterials with promising ... current techniques for synthesizing double-walled carbon
nanotubes also produce unwanted single- and ... directly addresses this issue for double-walled carbon
nanotubes, an emerging nanomaterial with ...
Sigma-Aldrich Signs Agreement With SouthWest NanoTechnologies to Distribute SWeNT(R) Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
... Sigma-Aldrich will distribute SWeNT's single-wall carbon
the research and development ... and large-scale production.
nanotubes consist of a hollow cylinder of carbon
diameter equal to approximately one ...
Miniaturizing memory: Taking data storage to the molecular level
... ways of exploiting the unique properties of carbon
nanotubes to create a cheap and compact memory ... but has slower read-write cycles than DRAM.
nanotubes tubes made from rolled graphite sheets just one carbon
atom thick could provide the answer. If one ...
South Africa's Minister of Minerals and Energy Welcomes Denham Capital Investment in BioTherm Energy to Develop Power Generation Business
... the Kyoto Protocol, under which the project earns carbon
because of its contribution to the ... and power projects, many of which qualify for carbon
under the Kyoto Protocol. These projects ... can be best harnessed to avoid waste, reduce carbon
provide reliable power. The Power ...
Paperwork: Buckypapers clarify electrical, optical behavior of nanotubes
... Using highly uniform samples of carbon
nanotubessorted by centrifuge for lengthmaterials ...
Among their other qualities, single-wall carbon
nanotubes (SWCNTs) have attracted much attention ... one theory: buckypaper made of length-sorted carbon
nanotubes closely follows the percolation theory ...
MRI Expands Energy Role: Launches Center for Integrated Algal Research and Creates Director of Energy Programs Position
... use of algae as
both a mechanism for sequestering carbon
dioxide emissions and as a viable
source of ... that make algae a
good candidate to reduce carbon
emission and produce biofuel:
-- Microalgae ... with identifying and optimizing algal
species for carbon
dioxide uptake, as well as for biofuel ....
Dry adhesive based on carbon nanotubes gets stronger, with directional gripping ability
... those hairs with structures made of polymers or carbon
In a paper to be published in the ... and the University of Akron describe an improved carbon
nanotube-based material that for the first time ... at resisting perpendicular shear forces the new carbon
nanotube array could give artificial gecko feet ...
Nanoscale carbon materials research wins the 2008 Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics
... electrical and optical properties of nanoscale carbon
nanotubes, first reported in 1991, and graphene, ... intent on characterizing these new materials.
nanotubes and graphene show promise for a number ...
Water purification down the nanotubes
... Desalination, researchers in India explain how carbon
nanotubes could replace conventional materials in ...
They have turned to nanostructured, the carbon
nanotubes, hollow carbon
fibers less than a billionth the thickness of a ...