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Carbon Nanotube

Sumio Iijima: a senior research fellow at NEC

"Carbon nanotube" was discovered in 1991 by Sumio Iijima, a senior research fellow at NEC (then Chief Researcher at NEC's Fundamental Research Laboratories). NEC is conducting research and development targeting next-generation transistors using carbon nanotubes.

Here, Dr. Iijima looks back on his history as a researcher, and talks about the future of carbon nanotubes.

Computer Graphic of Carbon Nanotubes

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