No limit yet for carbon nanotube fibers -- K Trade Fair

No limit yet for carbon nanotube fibers

The cross-section of a fiber produced at Rice University contains tens of millions of carbon nanotubes. The lab continually improves its method to make fibers, which tests show are now stronger than Kevlar. Credit: Pasquali Research Group/Rice University

Rice University graduate students Lauren Taylor and Oliver Dewey work to refine the process of making threadlike fibers from carbon nanotubes. Their fibers now surpass the strength of Kevlar. Credit: Pasquali Research Group/Rice University

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