carbon nanotube

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carbon nanotube

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The most common form of nanotube, composed entirely of carbon atoms or cylindrical fullerenes, with numerous applications in nanotechnology.
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Noun1.carbon nanotube - a fullerene molecule having a cylindrical or toroidal shape
fullerene - a form of carbon having a large molecule consisting of an empty cage of sixty or more carbon atoms
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2016 IBM incorporates carbon nano-tubes into its in-house semi-conductor research line to figure out how to refine and scale up the technology.
Tools like carbon nano-tubes can both sense and signal, acting as wireless nano-antennas.
ISLAMABAD -- Iranian researchers studied the effect of natural fibers and carbon nano-tubes on increasing the strength of cement composites.
Thorough this new process, in which it is created nano-wires with diamond Configuration inside of carbon Nano-tubes, it is possible to produce Special Carbon nano-wires.
Teslan is a paint-like corrosion control coating for structural steel utilizing carbon nano-tubes, which self-assemble into rope structures, making them highly conductive, tough and flexible.
At present, although NCs employing carbon-based reinforcement materials are dominated by carbon nanotubes, the intrinsic bundling of carbon nano-tubes, their intrinsic impurities from catalysts, and their high cost have been hampering their application.
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Because of their unique mechanical, electrical and thermal properties, carbon nano-tubes are one of the most active areas in the field of modern carbon nanotechnology.
A project memorandum said researchers would develop and use "specific functionalising materials, capable of providing multiple protective functions", using layered silicates, carbon nano-tubes, alkoxysilane primers, chromic materials and antimicrobial microspheres.
It was demonstrated by recent scientific papers that improved carbon nano-tubes dispersion is obtained using different strategies including physical and chemical methods (Mackay et al.
2005) also proposed that the flow of molecules inside carbon nano-tubes could be much faster.
of Naples, Italy, which is using the screws with DSM Xplore's new lab-size fiber spinneret to reinforce PET fibers with carbon nano-tubes.