Wednesday, October 13, 2010

US Patent 7811542 - Multiwall carbon nanotube rope

This latest patent from Unidym includes some basic claims to using aggregates of multiwall carbon nanotubes to form high strength, electrically conductive "ropes". Claim 1 reads:

1. A carbon nanotube rope comprising a carbon nanotube with at least three walls, wherein the rope has a cross-sectional dimension of less than about 10 nm.