Boston College Researchers discover 2 early stages of carbon nanotube growth


Boston College researchers have discovered two early-stage phases of carbon nanotube growth during plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition, finding a disorderly tangle of tube growth that ultimately yields to orderly rows of the nanoscopic tubes,…

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Shining a light on the elusive ‘blackbody’ of energy research


Related images(click to enlarge) A designer metamaterial has shown it can engineer emitted “blackbody” radiation with an efficiency beyond the natural limits imposed by the material’s temperature, a team of researchers led by Boston College…

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