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When I think of nanotube applications, things like space elevators come to mind. But MIT has come up with a much more mundane albeit practical use for nanotubes....
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Scientists Developing Next-Gen Carbon Nanotube Microchips

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (2 years ago)

Carbon nanotube image from Shutterstock Carbon nanotubes are heralded as a next-gen wonder material capable of creating everything from space elevators to better batteries, and now a team of scientists is working on creating high-pe... Read Post

MIT Researchers Developer Carbon Nanotube Antenna To Make Solar Cells Smaller

Technology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo (4 years ago)

Solar technology is really useful, but often the issue of the size of the solar panels is a stumbling block. With that in mind, the smart folks over at MIT have come up with a nanotube antenna that can capture and focus light energy... Read Post

MIT Creates Nanotubes to Detect Deadly Gases

Technology / Gadgets : Gearlog (6 years ago)

MIT researchers are designing sensors that use carbon nanotubes to detect hazardous gases. [Image courtesy of Chang Young Lee] Using carbon nanotubes, MIT chemical engineers have designed the most sensitive electronic detector yet f... Read Post


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