11 Nov 2022
Nanocarbons in 2022: Small Sized but With a Growing Commercial Impact
The field of nanocarbons is not new and it has certainly been the victim of too much hype and false dawns, but things have changed. Across 2022 and into the decade ahead, CNTs and graphene will enter different phases of their industrial expansion.
28 Jun 2022
Carbon Nanotubes: Is Bigger Better?
Nanomaterials remain a significant growth area with the potential to enable a wide range of next-generation technologies. This article will focus on CNT yarns and sheets before expanding on to high-aspect-ratio and hybrid materials; these are all at an earlier commercial stage than the main MWCNT market.
5 May 2022
The Rise of the Carbon Nanotube Battery
It is impossible to avoid headlines about the "graphene battery"; the concept of this Nobel Prize winning nanomaterial revolutionizing the energy storage market is naturally very enticing, but it is graphene's older sibling carbon nanotubes that have progressed beyond the hype and disillusionment phases of their commercial journey by finding a value-add high volume energy storage adoption.
4 Mar 2022
Aditya Birla Group is one of the global leaders in carbon black production. IDTechEx recently spoke with Dr Douglas Barr (Director of Analytical Science and Materials Innovation) and Dr Zachary Combs (R&D Director, Energy Systems) about their work in carbon nanotubes.
1 Dec 2021
CHASM Advanced Materials
CHASM Advanced Materials is a company that specializes in nanotube hybrid products. IDTechEx has previously covered CHASM's work in printed electronics and recently spoke with Dr Hari Harikumar (GM - New Ventures) and Ken Klapproth (Chief Marketing Officer) about their progression in other application areas.
30 Nov 2021
The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021
With the pandemic still raging, supply chain disruptions, the chip shortage, climate catastrophes, and geopolitical turbulence, it is safe to say 2021 has not been smooth sailing. The materials and chemical sector provides the backbone of every industry and remains under pressure from all these challenges. In this article, IDTechEx highlights the key news from their independent perspective on this crucial industry.
24 Aug 2021
CHASM Advanced Materials Closes $15 Million in Series C Funding
CHASM Advanced Materials Inc announced the completion of a $15 million Series C financing round led by WAVE Equity Partners. The funds will be used to accelerate commercial penetration of CHASM's AgeNT™ products for transparent printed electronics, NTeC™ products for energy storage and a broad range of composites applications, and to launch CHASM-H2O™ - a new category of membranes targeted at disrupting water treatment to address the world's water scarcity problem.
28 Jul 2021
Chasm Advanced Materials
Chasm Advanced Materials is produces carbon nanotubes that are used in both transparent conductive films and as additives to enhance electrical and/or thermal properties. IDTechEx caught up with marketing director Ken Klapproth to find out more about the latest developments, especially a new film targeted at transparent antennas.