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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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[USPRwire, Mon Apr 29 2019] Adroit Market Research launched a study titled, "Global Carbon Nanotubes Market Size 2017 By Product, Manufacturing Method, Application, End-Use, By Region and Forecast 2018 to 2025".
Summary: This statistic depicts the total carbon nanotubes market demand in 2017 and a forecast during the period 2018 to 2025
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What makes this possible are the unique properties of carbon nanotubes: a large surface area that is strong, conductive and heat-resistant.
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Nanobioconjugate Applications of Carbon Nanotubes. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are promising nanomaterials that have extraordinary structures and properties [1-7].
[2] have reported that hybrid carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and graphene nanostructures applied in lithium-ion batteries were directly grown by ambient pressure CVD; methane was introduced to form graphene on copper foils at 950[degrees]C, and then Fe catalysts were deposited on graphene/copper foils by e-beam evaporation, and ethylene was next introduced to grow pillar CNTs on graphene/ copper foil at 750[degrees]C.
Fujitsu Laboratories has now developed a process for manufacturing carbon nanotubes, a material known for its high thermal conductivity in a cylindrical structure, and in which the combination of process temperature and pressure is precisely controlled to grow dense, uniform arrays of perpendicularly oriented carbon nanotubes.
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) brought revolutionary technological changes for a wide range of military applications and have potential to change the face of humankind.
The filter is made up of carbon nanotubes immobilized in quartz fiber and removes up to 99 percent of the toxic metals in water.