Ad Support : Nano Technology Netbook Technology News Computer Software
Currently 1.5-5% carbon nanotubes can be used improve protection against bullets by 20-50%. This is described in this patent for Lockheed Martin
There is also work to use carbon nanotubes to enhance the protection of E-glass.
Applied Nanotech Holdings will be presenting its work with carbon nanotubes and E-glass at the Army Science Conference.
Here is 38 pages of previous work on hybrid e-glass and carbon nanotubes for ballistic protection
They are trying to improve protection and lower the weight needed for the same level of protection.
If you liked this article, please give it a quick review on Reddit, or StumbleUpon. Thanks
How to Make Money
Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
Known for identifying cutting edge technologies, he is currently a Co-Founder of a startup and fundraiser for high potential early-stage companies. He is the Head of Research for Allocations for deep technology investments and an Angel Investor at Space Angels.
A frequent speaker at corporations, he has been a TEDx speaker, a Singularity University speaker and guest at numerous interviews for radio and podcasts. He is open to public speaking and advising engagements.