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The Namur group are heading up the nano2hybrids project. They are the specialists in plasma treatment of the carbon nanotubes to activate their surfaces, followed by putting down metal nanoparticles under vacuum. These are then sent to Spain to be made into test gas sensors.
Links To Other Information:Nano2hybrids Site
View video diaries and other project information.The LISE Group
The LISE group page at the nano2hybrids site.The Next Big Thing Nanotechnology
Link to Vega Science/BBC OU Discussion on Nanotechnology.Nanotubes: Materials of the 21st Century
Link to a Royal Institution Lecture by Sumio Iijima.
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