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June 21st, 2005

The Return of British Standard Whitworth?

You can't go far these days without hearing about Chinese nanotech, and a new battle is looming over standards.

As we have discussed in the past, the lack of standards is holding back development of some forms of nanomaterials. Buy multiwall carbon nanotubes from three different suppliers and chances are that you'll end up with three different materials, just as if you went into three different pubs and asked for "some beer."


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