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Sumio Iijima video recorded in 1997. 

Carbon nanotubes, some 1000 times smaller than conventional carbon fibers, have tensile strengths 100x that of steel and conduct electricity like metals. They promise a revolution in structural and electrical engineering.





Links To Other Information:

JST Nanotubes
Professor Iijimas research

The Nanotube Site
David Tomanek`s launchpad for nanotube links

Peter Harris
Nanotube site

Nanotubes: The Materials of the 21st Century - Sumio Iijima, NEC, Japan

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