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CRANNs fundamental research in novel materials include liquid phase dispersion of carbon nanotubes, inorganic nanowires and graphene, polymer-nanotube and graphene composite formation techniques mechanical reinforcement of plastics, strengthening and toughening, conductive composites and nanostructured thin films. These materials are used for applications in cleaner energy generation and nanostructures and advanced materials for IT, sensing and renewable energy purposes.
For more information on CRANN Materials Research please email colm.mcatamney at tcd.ie