from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A carbon nanotube.
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- n. A carbon molecule, in the shape of a tube, having a fullerene structure and a diameter of about 1 or 2 nanometers.
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- n. a fullerene molecule having a cylindrical or toroidal shape
"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.
The gap between nanotube and its silicon oxide substrate thermally insulates the nanotube, meaning heat builds up in the structure rather than dissipating.
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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