Tags: carbon nanotubes

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100 amps of electricity crackle in a vacuum chamber, creating a spark that transforms carbon vapor into tiny structures. Depending on the conditions, these structures can be shaped like little, 60-atom soccer balls, or like rolled-up tubes of atoms, arranged in a chicken-wire pattern, with rounded ends. These tiny, carbon nanotubes, discovered by Sumio Iijima at NEC labs in 1991, have amazing properties. They are 100 times stronger than steel, but weigh only one-sixth as much. They are incredibly resilient under physical stress; even when kinked to a 120-degree angle, they will bounce back to their original form, undamaged. And they can carry electrical current at levels that would vaporize ordinary copper wires.

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  1. Chowdhury, Prodipto

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  2. Abhisek Kole

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  3. sandeep Yadav

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  4. Mohammed AlMoataz Tammous

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  5. Chander Mohan Kaushik

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  6. narasimhulu thoti

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  7. Aditya Deshpande

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  8. Venkata Abhinav Korada

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  9. Yusuf Mulla

    I define myself as a student of 'Science'.Graduated in Chemical and molecular sciences (PhD-2014) from University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy. (with prestigious Marie Curie Early Stage...

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  10. A Comparative Study of nanoHUB Tools for the Simulation of Carbon-based FETs

    03 Sep 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Jose M. de la Rosa

    This work compares the different tools available in nanoHUB for the electrical simulation of carbon- based field-effect transistors made up of either carbon nanotubes (CNTs) or graphene. ...

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  11. neha rai

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  12. Is there an analytical model for cnt based organic solar cells?

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  13. Arpit Baral

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  14. Fernando Cruz

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  15. Zubair Ebne Rafique

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  16. I looking for any information about chirality of Double-wall Nanotube?

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    Hi all,

    I looking for any information about chirality of Double Wall CNT?

    Thanks. 

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  17. hiader abdul razaq

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  18. Vijayakumar Selvamany

    Dr. S. Vijayakumar is Associate Professor at Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology and a Researcher in Nanomedicine, Nanoelectronics and carbon nanotubes for engineering applications. He...

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  19. Akshay Kumar Mahadev Arabhavi

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  20. Kartik Kapoor

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