News tagged with toughness

Graphene only as strong as weakest link

( —There is no disputing graphene is strong. But new research by Rice University and the Georgia Institute of Technology should prompt manufacturers to look a little deeper as they consider the miracle material ...

dateApr 29, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Carbon Nanotubes Toughen a Common Plastic

( -- A research group from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel has discovered that adding carbon nanotubes to a widely used commercial plastic can greatly strengthen it. Their work is one example of how ...

dateApr 07, 2009 in Nanomaterials feature
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