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nanotube

a carbon molecule that resembles a chicken wire-linked cylinder
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nan·o·tube

 (năn′ə-to͞ob′, -tyo͞ob′)
n.
A hollow cylindrical or toroidal tube measuring nanometers in diameter, composed of atoms of a single element, typically carbon.
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nanotube

(ˈnænəʊˌtjuːb)
n
(General Physics) a cylindrical nanoparticle, esp a carbon molecule
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nan•o•tube

(ˈnæn əˌtub, -ˌtyub, ˈneɪ nə-)
n.
a fullerene having a tubular form.
[1990–95]
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nan·o·tube

(năn′ə-to͞ob′)
A type of carbon molecule in which the carbon atoms form a cylindrical or donut-like shape.
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Noun1.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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[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.
The sheet is composed of pure(1) carbon nanotubes, oriented perpendicularly, resulting in exceptional thermal conductivity and heat resistance.
The additive that is capable of solving the loading level problem and the associated negative effects was discovered 25 years ago--single wall carbon nanotubes. With more than a decade of research and a number of breakthroughs in recent years, viable commercial-scale solutions have now emerged to integrate these nanotubes into industrial products, including batteries, plastics, elastomers, coatings, and resins.
CUPERTINO, CA -- For years, R&D specialists have been working on carbon nanotubes as a means for electronic interconnection.