Carbon nanotubes set to shake up smart window market

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A new market research report prepared by NanoMarkets and published by Smart Window Markets – 2012 has earmarked carbon nanotubes as the most likely replacement for current smart window technology.

As reported here before, carbon nanotubes have featured in the story of graphene for some time. Essentially a rolled form of graphene, nanotubes are proving to be at the forefront of developments in many different market sectors, with uses as diverse as nanosized needles for medical use to super light but strong windmill blades. In this latest report carbon nanotube and silver nanostructure inks are suggested as a replacement for the currently dominant ITO technology.

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