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Carbon nanotube "quantum" wires: the next wave?
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Old 28th April 2005, 08:20 AM   #1
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Default Carbon nanotube "quantum" wires: the next wave?

"Quantum wires"--that's the new buzzword, folks.


(mind the wordwrap)

Basically, NASA has awarded Rice University $11 million
to create the most expensive 1 meter patch cable
ever built. Mind you, the stuff's to be 10 times more
conductive than pure copper, and lighter, too. I can
only imagine the esoteric cable folks' expressions of
enterprising lust when this stuff can be mass-produced.

Might be difficult to solder, though...

--Damon, who can barely afford the occasional Black Gate
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