Posts tagged carbon nanotubes

Researchers Improve Infrared Detectors

May 30th, 2012

A team of researchers from Peking University, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Duke University is harnessing the remarkable properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) to create highly sensitive, “uncooled” photovoltaic infrared detectors. This new…read more

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Nanoscale Phenomena with Potential for Computer Speed Advances

April 23rd, 2012

A team of University of Maryland scientists have discovered that when electric current is run through carbon nanotubes, objects nearby heat up while the nanotubes themselves stay cool. Understanding this completely unexpected new phenomenon could…read more

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Carbon Nanotubes as Conductive Material for Through-Silicon Vias

December 22nd, 2011

A research team at Chalmers is working with carbon nanotubes as conductive material for through-silicon vias. Carbon nanotubes are going to be the most reliable of all conductive materials if it is possible to use…read more

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Carbon Nanotubes Enable Pumpless Liquid Cooling System for Computers

August 23rd, 2010

Purdue University researchers, led by Suresh V. Garimella, have developed a new design employing carbon Nanotubes and small copper spheres that wicks water passively towards hot electronics that could meet the challenges brought on by…read more

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