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April 1st, 2007

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Tomasik created Tiergan Technologies LLC, a company focused on research and commercialization in the chemical manufacturing of single-walled carbon nanotubes, which could be used in hydrogen fuel cells. By raising the quality and lowering the price, Tiergan said he hopes to move single-walled carbon nanotubes from the laboratory to the living room.

"Tiergan Technologies is developing cutting edge materials that could revolutionize the weight-to-strength ratio for building materials, enabling transformation changes in construction, aeronautics, paint, electrical conductivity and coatings," said Mick Bates, Director of the Innovative Enterprises Program and the project's faculty adviser.


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