Spinning Carbon Nanotubes Spawns New Wireless Applications Feature Summary

Type:
From Physics Research
Title:
Spinning Carbon Nanotubes
Description:
The photo shows a bundle of nanotubes grown by University of Cincinnati engineers. To see how these nanotubes are spun into thread, and used as a cell phone antenna, see the second video in Spinning Carbon Nanotubes. For more on how the nanotubes were grown, see this National Science Foundation press release.
Image:
image credit: V. Shanov & M. Schulz; <a href="http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=108992" target="_blank">image source</a>; <a href="http://www.physicstogo.org/images/features/nanotube-bundle-large-5-14-.jpg" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: V. Shanov & M. Schulz; image source; larger image
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http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/nanotube-bundle-large-5-14-.jpg
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May 16, 2009 - June 1, 2009