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November 3rd, 2005

Carbon Nanotube Membranes Allow Super-fast Fluid Flow

Abstract:
Membranes composed of manmade carbon nanotubes permit a fluid flow nearly 10,000 to 100,000 times faster than conventional fluid flow theory would predict because of the nanotubes’ nearly friction-free surface, researchers at the University of Kentucky report in the Nov. 3 issue of Nature.

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University of Kentucky

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