[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DE130100517]
Researchers Dr Javad Foroughi
Brief description The project aims to create 'intelligent' textiles by developing novel electroactive yarns and demonstrating scaled up processing through adapted knitting, weaving and braiding techniques. By tailoring their structure these unique carbon nanotubes can be made to act as sensors or artificial muscles.
Funding Amount $375,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Early Career Researcher Award