carbon nanotube

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a fullerene molecule having a cylindrical or toroidal shape


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Researchers have studied the possibility of using bagasse fibers and carbon nano-tubes as reinforcing agent in cement-based composites.
Recent years, other configurations have been found, such as fullerenes, carbon nano-tubes, grapheme, nano-diamonds, and diamondways.
In order to obtain improved carbon nano-tubes dispersion in a polyester matrix, it was used the following materials (Mai & Yu, 2006):
Heat transfer of aqueous suspensions of carbon nano-tubes (CNT nanofluids).
We can produce three-dimensional (3-D) molecular shapes at the nano-scale, including spheres and tubes, known as carbon nano-tubes (CNT)--the most interesting and valuable nano-parts.
A number of different techniques are used in the manufacture of carbon nano-tubes, including arc method, laser ablation method and chemical vapor deposition (CVD).
Using nano-technology and specifically Carbon Nano-Tubes, Fulcrum's solution increases the toughness of such composites by at least 30% without affecting the overall strength.
Nano-scale carbon structures, such as carbon nano-tubes, nano-whiskers, and fullerene clusters, were among the first materials to be examined for nano-composite reinforcement (14).
Another advance is a novel class of vapor-grown carbon nano-tubes and nano-fibers.
Researchers will likely address the miniaturization of radios by employing carbon nano-tubes and nanoelectronics.
But a new generation of emerging nano-materials--including nanostructured silicas, carbon nano-tubes, and ceramic nano-fibers--suggest that impressive gains in nanocomposite performance lie just a few years ahead.
Demonstration of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nano-tubes for Earth Climate Remote Sensing," Howard Todd Smith, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
The businesses covered a wide spectrum of high technology needs in C4I systems, robotics technology-human-machine interactions, computational intelligence, network modeling and simulations, next-generation digital signal processing, logistics technologies, Field- Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), carbon nano-tubes (CNT) for next-generation devices and memories, and high-performance embedded computing.
Carbon nano-tubes are further segmented into single walled and multi walled nano-tubes.
This creates a new textile fibre that is made of multi-walled carbon nano-tubes (MWCNTs) included in an organic copolymer matrix by extrusion processes.