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October 17th, 2005

Nanotube fibres toughen up in the heat

Researchers from the Paul Pascal Research Centre and University of South Paris, France, have used hot-drawing to improve the mechanical properties of fibres made from carbon nanotubes. The process increased the fibre's toughness at low strains and made them more water resistant.


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