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January 17th, 2005

A flurry of developments in nanocomposite materials

Abstract:
Nanocomposite research continues to advance, as evidenced by several recent announcements. The first involves new technology for spinning multiwalled carbon nanotubes into yarns. Electrically and thermally conductive and extremely flexible, these yarns could be used for structural composites as well as "smart" textiles for clothing or ballistic armor.

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