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British breakthrough in world's darkest material

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and Enersys' ABSL Space Products division have worked alongside Surrey NanoSystems to help them develop a new 'super black' material, Vantablack®.

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Vantablack - the closest thing on earth to a black hole

Scientists in England say they've created a new way of synthesising light absorbing material that is so black it only reflects 0.035 percent of light, which could revolutionise satellites and telescopes, and our ability to understand the universe. Joel Flynn looks in.

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Blackest is the new black: Scientists develop a material so dark that you can't see it...

Puritans, Goths, avant-garde artists, hell-raising poets and fashion icon Coco Chanel all saw something special in it. Now black, that most enigmatic of colours, has become even darker and more mysterious.

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Surrey NanoSystems moved to Newhaven from the University of Surrey to benefit from its excellent infrastructure

Surrey NanoSystems develop commercial applications for nanomaterials related to carbon, such as carbon nanotubes. This class of nanomaterial has tremendous potential to solve real world challenges in microelectronics, clean technology and aerospace applications.

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NanoBlack coating could soon be used in space applications

Scientists researching the ‘darkest material known to man’ are hoping a new manufacturing process will enable them to create more accurate space instruments.
 

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Nanotubes for CMOS?

Researchers at the University of Surrey have discovered a way to grow high-quality carbon nanotubes over large areas...
 

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Researchers at the University of Surrey claim to have discovered a way to grow high quality carbon nanotubes over large areas of substrate temperatures below 350ºC

According to findings published this month in Carbon Journal, this breakthrough means that lowering the substrate temperature below 400ºC would make the technology compatible with cmos and suitable for large area substrates.
 

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Carbon nanotube interconnect startup raises $4.1 million

Surrey NanoSystems Ltd. (Newhaven, England) has raised £2.5 million (about $4.1 million) in second round venture capital...
 

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Surrey Nanosystems Secures £2.5 million in Funding

Octopus Ventures, a specialist investor in early-stage and expanding companies provided ...

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£2.5million funding for Surrey NanoSystems

Among the investors are Octopus Ventures, IP Group, the University of Surrey, with the funds being targeted...

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