carbon nanotube


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carbon nanotube

n.
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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Until now since the discovery of the carbon nanotube, although it has been acknowledged as having a high possibility of being applied to semiconductors, flat-panel displays, lightweight and high-strength raw material and fuel cells, it had stopped at the fundamental research stage.
292, Issue 5517, April 27, 2001) to produce arrays of carbon nanotube transistors, bypassing the need to meticulously separate metallic and semiconducting nanotubes.
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