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Students from the Engineering, Physics, Chemistry and Materials Science Departments at Cambridge University have teamed up and are organising an international, one-day symposium about Carbon Nanoscience.

Students run international conference on the latest topics in Carbon Nanoscience

Cambridge, UK | Posted on October 12th, 2009

The scope of the "Cambridge CNT Symposium 2009" covers the fabrication and use of nano-scale, rolled-up sheets of carbon atoms (Carbon Nanotubes) for applications in electronics, structural materials and biotechnology as well as the current hot topic in solid state physics: graphene, single atomic layers of carbon atoms.

The non-profit, student-run conference is running for the third year, with over 100 participants in 2008. The symposium will feature lectures from high-profile speakers as well as the opportunity for students and researchers to present their latest work.

Subjects included are:

¦Nanotube synthesis and purification
¦Large-scale production, quality-control
¦Graphene and nanoribbons synthesis
¦Mechanical properties, composite and hybrid materials
¦Electronic and optical properties
¦Functionalisation and modification, tailoring of properties
¦Devices for electronic, photonic, energy, and sensor applications
¦Biomedical impact and applications
¦Theory and modelling

The symposium will be held on the 13th November at St. John's College. Registration deadline: 23rd Oct 2009. Further information about featured topics, sponsors and registration can be found at: www.cambridgecnt.org

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Contacts:
Cambridge CNT Society
c/o Krzysztof Koziol
Materials Science and Metallurgy Department
Pembroke Street
Cambridge, UK
CB2 3QZ
committee @ cambridgecnt.org

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