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Strong, Light, Transparent Plastic

Researchers from the University of Michigan (UM) have developed a composite plastic, which they say is strong as steel, but much lighter and transparent. The material’s molecular structure mimics that of the iridescent material that lines mussel and oyster shells ...

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Buckypaper – Nanotubes on Steroids

Buckypaper – Nanotubes on Steroids

Though widely researched for many years, the transfer of nanotube properties to composite materials to produce high performance composites has proved a difficult feat. Research for the past five years at the Florida Advanced Center for Composite Technologies on the ...

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