Entries by Colin Young

Rice University and Texas Heart Institute: Damaged Hearts Rewired with Nanotube Fibers

Today we want to share the following press release from Rice University in order to shine a spotlight on a newly-published paper about an exciting medical application of carbon nanotube fibers! This work was done by a collection of researchers at Rice University and the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, the University of Illinois at […]

Carbon Nanotube Yoyo

We are still working on the sewing machine video that we promised last week, but in the meantime, we wanted to put together a fun demonstration of the flexibility of our carbon nanotube yarn. Here we have replaced the cotton string on a yoyo with a length of our carbon nanotube yarn. The yarn is […]

See DexMat at Interwire 2019

Come and meet DexMat at the Interwire Trade Exposition in Atlanta, GA from May 14th through May 16th! We will be showing off examples of our Carbon Nanotube wires and films. Learn more about Interwire at  https://www.interwire19.com/

Failure Current of DexMat CNT Yarn

In this video we demonstrate the amount of electric current that our 500 micron diameter CNT yarn can sustain in air, and compare this to a copper wire measured with the same apparatus and environment. Here are the precise properties of the materials used in these tests: The CNT yarn has an average diameter of […]