Buckypaper : New Applications

October 23rd, 2005 | Filed under: Fabrication Tech, Materials, Nanotech, Technology | 2 Comments »

The Florida Advanced Center for Composite Technologies (FAC2T) under the direction of Ben Wang, is working to develop real-world applications for Buckypaper, a material made of carbon nanotubes. The film holds potential for use in illuminating devices, heat sinks, armor, and electromagnetic protective skins. [press release]

via Physorg


2 Comments on “Buckypaper : New Applications”

  1. 1 shoelover said at 8:39 pm on October 26th, 2005:

    Ah, nothing like the return of buckyballs

    Shoelover

  2. 2 Stainless Steel Cladding said at 1:14 am on April 17th, 2010:

    This buckypaper could be used as armor plating, as a substrate to grow nerve cells, as a sensor to selectively target micro particles, and even in artificial muscles under the right conditions.


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