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2005-08-18 Y-shaped carbon nanotubes can switch
Researchers at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and Clemson University have discovered that specially synthesized carbon nanotube structures exhibit electronic properties that are improved over conventional transistors used in computers, according to UCSD.
2014-04-24 Ultracapacitors get storage boost from graphene, nanotubes
George Washington University researchers combined graphene flakes with single-walled carbon nanotubes to develop an ultracapacitor that boasts a capacitance value three times higher than that of a device made from carbon nanotubes alone.
2004-07-14 Two firms apply carbon nanotubes to chip packaging
Carbon Nanotechnologies Inc. (CNI) has agreed with Kostat Inc. to develop and commercialize conductive polymers for module trays, carrier tapes and other semiconductor packaging and chip and die delivery applications.
2008-11-18 Telescopic nanotubes work on RAM-flash fusion
Researchers believe they can combine the high-speed of RAM with the non-volatility of flash by using telescopic nanotubes.
2013-10-03 Spray-based carbon nanotubes used to create low cost sensors
A team of researchers from the Technische Universit?t Mnchen recently fabricated a gas detection sensor on a flexible polymer substrate.
2011-03-17 Researchers use carbon nanotubes to scale PCM
Non-volatile memory bits can be made by applying phase-change material to previously created nanometer-scale gaps in carbon nanotube filamentary conductors, according to a paper.
2008-12-11 Researchers tout magnetic nanotubes to advance spintronics
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) researchers now believe that carbon nanotubes can be used to detect such nanoscale magnetic states by changing their conductance.
2005-04-25 Researchers grow self-aligned nanotubes
Growing carbon nanotubes on silicon could enable nanoscale transistors, but only if designers can specify exactly where the tiny devices grow.
2012-11-21 Researchers grow carbon nanotubes in predefined structures
Researchers from USC and NIST claim to have cleared a key hurdle to carbon nanotube manufacturing with a system which consistently creates nanotubes in a predictable diameter and symmetry.
2013-09-24 Researchers create densest array of carbon nanotubes
A team from Cambridge University in Englan said the recently developed material can help improve thermal interface materials, battery electrodes and supercapacitors.
2003-09-18 Research team sorts nanotubes electronically
A breakthrough in a joint carbon-nanotube research project, in which carbon nanotubes are chemically sorted based on their electronic properties, may bring electronic applications of nanostructures a step closer.
2016-02-11 Quantum dot nanotubes eliminate need for semiconductors
Michigan Tech is working toward ultra-small flexible electronics that remove semiconductors in favour of the more flexible capabilities of metallic quantum dots and isoelectronic crystals.
2005-12-01 Pilot line planned for lighting nanotubes
Japan and the United States cooperate on carbon nanotube electron-emmision for lighting devices.
2007-06-12 New technique ups density of bundled nanotubes
U.S. researchers have discovered a new technique that boosts nanotube bundle density, making them more effective conductors of electricity.
2014-07-11 Nanotubes: Pocket-sized 80TFLOPS system is the way to go
A carbon nanotube-based 'club sandwich' design that stacks memory and logic technologies could provide a thousand-fold power reduction for a system packing 2,880 IBM Power 7 cores running at 3.5GHz.
2002-08-08 Nanotubes seen emitting near-IR light
A team of Rice University chemists has discovered that carbon nanotubes emit near-IR light after absorbing light at visible or ultraviolet wavelengths.
2005-12-16 Nanotubes bend to the task of electronic switching
Samsung and Cambridge University have formed switches that function like mechanical DRAM, dubbed as nanoelectromechanical system.
2009-02-24 Markets open doors to carbon nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes are the most popular and recognizable elements of present nanotechnology. Scientists and researchers now are discovering that carbon nanotubes could be more affordable and useful to many industrial areas including flame retardant materials market.
2004-10-08 Low-temp polymer nanotubes foretell plastic circuits
Chemists at Central Michigan University have grown carbon nanotubes at a record-low 175C using a polymer type known as dendrimers as the substrate.
2002-05-03 Light flash restructures carbon nanotubes
In an accidental discovery at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, materials researchers have found that carbon nanotubes can be restructured using light.
2006-02-10 IEEE approves measurement standard for carbon nanotubes
The IEEE has approved IEEE 1650, the first standard to establish a common metrics foundation for carbon nanotubes.
2008-08-27 IBM demos electric control of light-emitting nanotubes
Electric control of the spectrum, direction and efficiency of light-emitting nanotubes (LENs) has been demonstrated by researchers at IBM Corp.'s Thomas J. Watson Research Center, bringing silicon photonics one step closer to reality.
2014-06-18 Hybrid circuit casts a spotlight on carbon nanotubes
The combination of carbon nanotube thin film transistors and other thin film transistors comprising indium, gallium and zinc oxide breeds circuits that can reduce power loss and increase efficiency.
2005-12-07 Fujitsu advances use of nanotubes as IC heatsinks
Fujitsu has developed carbon nanotube-based heatsinks for use in high frequency power amplifiers targeted at mobile communications infrastructure.
2003-08-27 Company to fabricate inorganic nanotubes for FPDs
Applied NanoMaterials Inc., a provider of nanotechnology-based products, announced plans to produce new types of inorganic nanotubes for FPDs.
2002-01-18 Carbon nanotubes to improve solar cells
Researchers from Cambridge University's engineering department have developed photovoltaic devices that, when doped with single-wall carbon nanotubes, perform better than undoped devices.
2007-08-02 Carbon nanotubes promise stronger touchscreens
Unidym claims its transparent nanotube-based thin films will enable CE devices to use more durable touchscreens that combine the stronger-than-steel properties of carbon nanotubes with the transparency of exotic indium-based films.
2005-08-23 Carbon nanotubes key to future flat TVs, says scientist
Carbon nanotubes are expected to become an important enabling technology in future large area flat-screen TVs, according to Zvi Yaniv, chief executive of nanotechnology IP company Applied Nanotech Inc.
2010-03-11 Carbon nanotubes fuel thermowave power
MIT researchers are utilizing fuel-coated carbon nanotubes as "fuses" for thermowave electrical power sources, which store energy like a battery but promise an unlimited shelf life.
2007-10-03 Carbon nanotubes find, fix aircraft wing defects
Carbon nanotubes can find and fix defects in aircraft wings and other polymer composites.
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