This issue of High-Tech Materials TOE profiles materials innovations in carbon nanotube (CNT)-based threads that can be used for lightweighting purposes, photon emitting source for quantum communication made using single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) on porous silicon substrates, gas-flow directed chemical vapor deposition process (CVD) production methods for making ultra-long CNTs, rapid CNT fiber manufacturing processes, and lightweight carbon nanofiber-based matrix for making lithium metal anodes.
The High-Tech Materials TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on various materials across industries. Some material technologies include lightweight materials, bio–based materials, ceramics, smart materials, fibers, nanomaterials, responsive materials, polymers, woven and non woven materials, polymers and plastics and packaging materials.
The Chemicals and Advanced Materials cluster tracks research and innovation trends and developments across specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, chemicals, bio-chemicals, metals, coatings, thinfilms, surface treatments, composites, alloys, oil and gas, fuel additives, fibers, and several other related technologies and its impact and application across industries.
Keywords: Carbon nanotube fibers, quantum communication, carbon nanotube bundles, lithium metal anodes
Innovations in Carbon Materials
- High Strength Carbon Nanotube Fibers as Threads for Smart Textiles
- SWNT-based Single-photon Emitting Device for Quantum Communication
- Novel Approach for Fabricating Super-strong Carbon Nanotube Bundles
- Rapid CNT fiber Manufacturing Process to Achieve Property Parity
- Lightweight Carbon Nanofiber-based Matrix for Lithium Metal Anodes