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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Large-scale industrial production of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) has been initiated, promising new market opportunities in transparent conductive films, transistors, sensors and memory devices.
Understanding the mechanical behavior of a system containing two single-walled carbon nanotubes beside each other is an introduction to understand the mechanical behavior of forest and membrane structures.
In the study, Naotoshi Nakashima and colleagues at Kyushu University used a dish coated with single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs), which strongly absorb radiation in the NIR region, as an antenna for a nanosecond pulse laser.
A black body absorber from vertically aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes.
Peer reviewed for originality and quality, 57 papers discuss such aspects of material science as immobilizing silk fibronin with plasma grafting polymerization to form a scaffold for culturing cells, the effect of the anodization process on the morphology of nickel coating, the effect of the fuel type on the synthesis of barium strontium titanate by the sol-gel combustion method, the effect of injection parameters on morphology in metal injection molding, and polymer-coated single-walled carbon nanotubes for ethanol and dichloromethane discrimination.
The type of nanoparticle used in the Cui group's experimental devices varies according to the intended function of the product - lithium cobalt oxide is a common compound used for batteries, while single-walled carbon nanotubes, or SWNTs, are used for supercapacitors.
There has been great interest in the revolutionary electrical, mechanical and thermal properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) since their discovery in the early 1990s.
The latter have not been studied as much as single-walled carbon nanotubes, although they were discovered first and their mechanical properties are different from those of single-walled carbon nanotubes.
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) are about 100 times stronger than steel but just one-sixth the weight.
Aggregation behaviour of single-walled carbon nanotubes in dilute aqueous suspension.
Thirty researchers from around the world contribute chapters on nanofibers, nanobiomaterials, orthopedic implants, magnetic nanoparticles, single-walled carbon nanotubes, cellular engineering, and surface engineering.
Another method is based on increasing oxygen permeability by irradiating a package containing single-walled carbon nanotubes.