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June 12th, 2008

Carbon nanotube technology could supersede plasma and LCD flat screens

Abstract:
Just as silicon is the wonder material of the computer age, carbon nanotubes will most likely be the materials responsible for the next evolutionary step in electronics and computing. Their extraordinary properties have identified them as having the potential to revolutionize many technologies. In particular, it is widely believed that carbon nanotubes will take electronic devices to the next level. Many people expect the hugely popular LCD and plasma screens to be replaced by field emission flat screen displays (FED-TV). FED-TV's combine all the best aspects of CRT's, LCD's and plasma TV's into a single package. While the technology exists, manufacturers are at present unable to compete with LCD's and plasma displays on a cost basis. However, carbon nanotubes have the ability to change all that.

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