Nanotubes: the materials of the 21st century

Sumio Iijima recorded in 1997. Carbon nanotubes, some 1000 times smaller than conventional carbon fibers, have tensile strengths 100x that of steel and conduct electricity like metals. They promise a revolution in structural and electrical engineering.
     
  Category: Carbon materials
  Source: Vega Science Trust
 
 
 
 
 

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