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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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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

What’s better than a carbon nanotube chip? A transparent and flexible carbon nanotube and IGZO chip!

Technology / Hardware : Extremetech (3 days ago)

Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) have combined two of our favorite materials -- carbon nanotubes and IGZO -- to create a new hybrid computer chip design that is flexible, transparent, and more energy effici... Read Post


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