Skip to main content
Email Print Share

All Images

News Release 05-194

Slippery When Wet

Fluids race through nearly frictionless carbon nanotubes

This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.

Water travels through carbon nanotubes faster than models predict.

In this illustration, water travels through carbon nanotubes at a rate 10,000 to 100,000 times faster than models predict.

Credit: M. Denomme, University of Kentucky

Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (579 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.