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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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The firm also yields carbon nano tube materials which is utilized in printed electronics, energy storage and composites applications.
The Guinness World Records book has named a thermometer using a carbon nano tube as the world's smallest thermometer, its developer, the National Institute for Materials Science, said Tuesday.
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Haydale's technology overcomes a key barrier to the large scale production of graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) and carbon nano tubes (CNTs).
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So right now our project is to investigate the use of carbon nano tubes as an element to store information in memory devices.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers managed to improve the sensitivity of amoxicillin analysis up to 100 times by applying carbon nano tubes.