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.
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).
Therefore, it might be possible to formulate a compound that both conducts and has all the other advantages of the 'green' tire by the incorporation of relatively small amounts of carbon nano-tubes into the silica filled compound.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Kuper has worked extensively in developing, enabling technologies for the commercial use of carbon nano-tubes and commercialization of nano-scale related technologies.