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.
According to the researchers, composites reinforced with fibreglass, bagasse fibers or carbon nano-tubes have better physical and mechanical properties than the pure (not reinforced) cement.
Recent years, other configurations have been found, such as fullerenes, carbon nano-tubes, grapheme, nano-diamonds, and diamondways.
The gas enters into carbon nano-tubes, and nano-tubes with a diameter of 3nm is ideal for this purpose.
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).
of Naples, Italy, which is using the screws with DSM Xplore's new lab-size fiber spinneret to reinforce PET fibers with carbon nano-tubes.
Fillers with extremely high aspect ratios (1,000-10,000), such as carbon nano-tubes, have a much lower percolation threshold (lower amount is required for equivalent reinforcement).
This year the prizes went to Michal Lavidor from Israel, for research centred on examining what happens in the human brain during reading; Frank Keppler from Germany, for his discovery of climate-relevant trace gases from terrestrial ecosystems; Chris Ewels from the UK, for his work on computer modelling of doping, and defects in graphite and carbon nano-tubes; Nicolas Cerf, from Belgium, for research into quantum information and quantum computation, and Paola Borri from Italy, for work on semiconductor nanostructures and their ultra-fast response to laser light.
The buzz surrounding the creation of carbon nano-tubes swept the scientific community and was touted as a breakthrough.
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.
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.
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.
The process works by embedding a nanofibre in a carbon nano-tube, which in turn is in a polymer-made textile.
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