American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A carbon nanotube.
- n. chemistry A carbon molecule, in the shape of a tube, having a fullerene structure and a diameter of about 1 or 2 nanometers.
- n. a fullerene molecule having a cylindrical or toroidal shape
- nano- + tube (Wiktionary)
“The nanotube is the smallest tube on earth and we have found a sleeve to put over it,”
“The nanotube is the smallest tube on earth and we have found a sleeve to put over it," says Papadimitrakopoulos, whose discovery is featured in the March 6 issue of”
“The idea is for injected "nanotube" particles to be carried to tumours in the bloodstream.”
“But carbon nanotubes and graphene also enable some completely new applications -- such as nanotube-based transparent conductors for the display industry and nanotube-enhanced supercapacitors for the coming "smart" electricity grid.”
“Sandia National Laboratories researchers have successfully designed and demonstrated key features of a hydrogen storage system for GM Sandia researchers construct carbon nanotube device that can detect colors of the rainbow Jumbo 'nanotube' existence confirmed at Sandia/LANL nanotech center”
“US researchers have demonstrated a form of nanotube archival memory that can store a memory bit for a billion years, and has a theoretical trillion bits/square inch density.”
“What Sarah Palin knows about scientific processes and methods would fit in a a nanotube.”
“The creation of a super-strong carbon nanotube material is something that can significantly benefit mankind, but instead of it being made public, the design is taken to a corporation who will pay handsomely to keep it a secret.”
“Dr. STROSCIO: So it's essentially if you cut a carbon nanotube in half and roll it out, you have graphene.”
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