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a fullerene molecule having a cylindrical or toroidal shape


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In order to be used for removing heat from SiC power modules, Fujitsu Laboratories has also developed a sheet-forming technology in which oriented-growth carbon nanotubes are subjected to heat treatment at temperatures above 2000degC, creating sheets that are easy to transport.
Lockheed Martins carbon nanostructures are unique because the carbon nanotubes within each flake are all properly aligned, making them good conductors of heat and electricity.
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Mechanical engineers and physicists cover optical properties and fabrication of carbon nanotubes and graphene, laser applications, and carbon-based optoelectronics.
A technique for the synthesis of carbon nanotubes by catalytic decomposition of hydrocarbons was recently reported in which hydrocarbons are decomposed directly into hydrogen and carbon [7].
Entegris has developed proprietary technology for the uniform dispersion of single-walled or multi-walled carbon nanotubes into plastics to create homogeneous blends, which it says is done "with unique mixing and characterisation methods at multiple scales".
Johannes Svensson from the Department of Physics at the University of Gothenburg has investigated the manufacture and use of carbon nanotubes in his PhD thesis.
Early forms of carbon nanotubes were synthesized for the first time during the beginning of the eighties by industrial research chemist Howard Tennent, who developed a process for catalytically growing nanotubes using hydrocarbon feedstocks.
Carbon nanotubes are prized for their strength and electrical properties (SN: 6/14/03, p.
Tokyo, Japan, Feb 10, 2006 - (JCN) - The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) announced on February 8 that its Nanotechnology Research Institute has succeeded in encapsulating and stabilizing beta-carotene in carbon nanotubes.
NASA and mechanical engineers at the University of' Maryland (College Park) say they have achieved "nearly perfect" dispersion of alumina micro-particles and uniform dispersion of carbon nanotubes in polystyrene on a twin-screw extruder.
Osteoporosis sufferers and victims of broken bones may have the tiniest of friends in carbon nanotubes, say researchers at the University of California, Riverside.
patent for coated single-wall carbon nanotubes and ropes of single-wall carbon nanotubes.
The light-emitting carbon nanotubes represent the first electrically controlled single-molecule light emitter ever constructed.
Air Force measured the arrangement of carbon nanotubes in suspensions in an effort to better understand their effect on the physical properties of the composite materials.