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American Journal of Nanomaterials. 2016, 4(2), 39-43
DOI: 10.12691/ajn-4-2-2
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From Nanoscale to Macroscale: Applications of Nanotechnology to Production of Bulk Ultra-Strong Materials

Robert Clark1,

1Department of Mathematics, Widener University, Chester, United States

Pub. Date: August 18, 2016

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Robert Clark. From Nanoscale to Macroscale: Applications of Nanotechnology to Production of Bulk Ultra-Strong Materials. American Journal of Nanomaterials. 2016; 4(2):39-43. doi: 10.12691/ajn-4-2-2


Carbon nanotubes have been famous since their discovery twenty years ago for their remarkable physical properties, from strength a hundred times higher than steel, to electrical current capacity a 1,000 times higher than copper. But so far they have only been produced at most up to centimeter lengths. Here are presented some proposals to combine the nanotubes in such a way to get arbitrarily long lengths while maintaining their extraordinary physical properties.

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