Using atomic layer deposition (ALD), researchers at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center was able to grown super-black CNTs onto odd shaped surfaces. The research team was able to transform the nano material to absorb more than 99 percent of the ultraviolet, visible, infrared, and far-infrared light that hits the surface. NASA currently has a partnership with the University of Maryland at College Park to work on advancing the ALD technology for spaceflight applications.
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On-chip Spectrometer for Low-Cost Optical Coherence Tomography
OCTANE-860 PLC (2.2×3.6 cm) containing planar concave grating (PCG) dispersive element.
Tornado Spectral Systems, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.
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