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Biopolymers Symposium 2009 Teams with Carbonfund.org to Create a Zero-Carbon Event

... is offsetting those emissions to make the event carbon neutral by supporting energy efficiency, ... its attendees peace of mind by providing a carbon neutral event. Gain information on speakers, ... and learn more about making the event carbon neutral by visiting www.carbonfund.org . ...

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. The ...

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

... carbon 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 nanotubes. 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 Fuel 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. carbon 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 Nanotubes (SWCNTs). "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. The carbon 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. "Single-wall carbon 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 atoms. 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 nanotubes. 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 credit offsets). ...

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 nanotubes to the research and development ... and large-scale production. Single-wall carbon nanotubes consist of a hollow cylinder of carbon with a 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. carbon 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 credits because of its contribution to the ... and power projects, many of which qualify for carbon credits under the Kyoto Protocol. These projects ... can be best harnessed to avoid waste, reduce carbon emissions and 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 nanotubes. 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 materials. carbon nanotubes, first reported in 1991, and graphene, ... intent on characterizing these new materials. carbon 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 ...
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