Incandescent light bulbs at the nanoscale
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Incandescent light bulbs at the nanoscale

Using tiny arrays of carbon nanotubes, a team of researchers at Rice University has designed nanoscale incandescent light source that could be tuned to precisely emit at specific wavelength, based on the materials’ configuration. The so-called nanoscale thermal emitters described in...

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A Carbon Nanotube Microprocessor Mature Enough to Say Hello
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A Carbon Nanotube Microprocessor Mature Enough to Say Hello

Did you know that researchers are looking for an alternative to silicon? Did you know in principle that Carbon Nanotubes processor could run three times faster while consuming about one-third of the energy of their silicon predecessor? The Engineers at MIT and Analog Devices have created...

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Pressure Sensor of the Future, Today
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Pressure Sensor of the Future, Today

Pressure sensors are used today in many fields, such as automotive industry, touch screen devices, aviation and biomedical instrumentation, many of these applications require precise and accurate measures. Many times, this can not be achieved because of the limitations of the sensors...

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Long-fibre carbon nanotubes shown to be carcinogenic
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Long-fibre carbon nanotubes shown to be carcinogenic

by Thomas Scherer @ elektormagazine.com writes: Nanotechnology plays an indispensable role in modern materials research and new products. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) enable production of novel materials with amazing properties. Progress is however not without risk and a recent study on...

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