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October 6th, 2004
Houston firms take aim at nanotechnology patents
Nanotechnology creativity is hot in Houston this week as two firms made their respective rounds with the U.S. Patent Office.
Carbon Nanotechnologies Inc. on Tuesday said it won a patent that paves the way for commercial products with superior performance, such as plastics with electrical conductivity, improved fibers for bullet-proof vests, plastic parts that are stronger and longer lasting, and flat-panel TVs and displays that are brighter and consume less energy.
Carbon Nanotechnologies Inc.
Dr. Richard Smalley
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