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November 23rd, 2004

Scientists rope in nanotubes for stronger conducting yarns

Abstract:
Researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas, US, and CSIRO Textile and Fibre Technology, Australia, have dry-spun multiwalled carbon nanotubes into twisted yarns that are both strong and good electrical conductors. The fibres could have applications in areas such as structural composites, protective clothing, artificial muscles, electronic textiles, heat pipes and supercapacitors.

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