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Spinning Carbon Nanotubes Spawns New Wireless Applications

March 9, 2009

homemade dipole antenna The University of Cincinnati (UC) has long been known for its world-record-breaking carbon nanotubes. Now researchers at the UC have discovered new uses by spinning carbon nanotubes into longer fibers with additional useful properties. Full Story

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