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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.

nanotube

(ˈnænəʊˌtjuːb)
n
(General Physics) a cylindrical nanoparticle, esp a carbon molecule

nan•o•tube

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

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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For the electrical properties, a fabrication from the splaying of SWCNTs on a SR substrate provided the highest [sigma] value of 63 S/cm [8], while the 3%v/v MWCNTs/DPNR still stands out at a relatively high value of 1.
Different support materials such as AlO, MgO, or SiO2, has been used as catalyst surfaces with high dispersion for (Single walled carbon nanotubes) SWCNT growth [35-38].
Ensysce said it has data demonstrating that SWCNT form stable complexes with oligonucleotide payloads, including full length RNA and plasmid DNA.
SWCNT modified SPCE was prepared by depositing 10 [micro]M dispersion of SWCNT onto the surface of the bare electrode followed by drying it at room temperature for an overnight and is denoted as SPCE/SWCNT.
Table 1 show the melting temperatures of all solder samples with varying proportion of SWCNT addition.
Figure 10 depicts three different types of SWCNTs resulting from roll-up of graphene sheet and a MWCNT made up of three shells of differing chirality (a property of asymmetry).
SWCNT are cylindrical systems, whose length is determined by the structural growing of the edges of the cylinder.
APPLICATION OF 1,3-DIPOLAR CYCLOADDITION TOWARD SWCNT FUNCTIONALIZATION AND SUBSEQUENT ATTACHMENT OF GOLD NANOPARTICLES
These aspect ratios were chosen based on electron images of SWCNT aggregates from the literature (Baron et al.
The Raman spectrum of a SWCNT bears similarity to graphene, which is not surprising as it is simply a rolled up sheet of gra phene.
Previously, the company says, it distributed its SWCNT via a Low Release, Low Exposure (LOREX) PMN exemption from the EPA.