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July 16th, 2008

UTD tying tech to profits

Abstract:
In a move by the University of Texas at Dallas designed to help it pursue more aggressively the commercialization of its technology, it is creating a company that will try to market something called carbon nanotubes that are part of the school's previous research.

School officials say the company, called Solarno Inc., is in its infancy and is currently being housed in incubator space on campus.

Officials hope the two-employee shop eventually can show how carbon nanotubes can help cut the cost and weight of what are known as solar cells, which convert sunlight into electricity. Possible applications include everything from calculators to satellites.

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