Fields of Beams: Carbon nanotubes crop up for big-screen TV

12:30pm, May 25, 2005

Television is going digital. As it does, makers of big, high-resolution TV screens are feverishly exploring technologies to gain a competitive edge.

Now, an industry-research team in Arizona has demonstrated a prototype screen incorporating the much-ballyhooed nanoscale pipes of carbon known as carbon nanotubes (SN: 1/1/05, p. 3: Available to subscribers at Sweet Glow: Nanotube sensor brightens path to glucose detection).

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