Sporting Goods

Special nanoparticles made of carbon are used to stiffen areas of the racquet head and shaft. The particles are 100 times more rigid than steel and 6 times lighter. The new composite hockey stick developed is more

Figure 1.1 Scale of Things. (Courtesy of Jeff Dixon)

durable than other sticks because of the carbon nanotube epoxy matrix. Nano tennis balls coated internally with a nano-sized membrane, slow pressure drain without adding weight.

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