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'nanobuds' Could Turn Almost Any Surface Into a Touch Sensor


Flexible film of plastic and carbon nanotubes

A flexible film of made of plastic and carbon nanotubes could bring touch screens to new applications.

Credit: Canatu

Transparent films containing carbon nanobuds—molecular tubes of carbon with ball-like appendages—could turn just about any surface, regardless of its shape, into a touch sensor.

From Technology Review
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