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A nanotube is a

[h]ollow, cylindrical structures, with a diameter usually less than 5 nanometers. They are often but not necessarily, composed of carbon, and having remarkable strength and electrical properties.[1]

Overview Edit

"Carbon nanotubes are nanoscale cylinders consisting of seamlessly 'rolled' sheets of graphene, a form of carbon. They are extraordinarily strong, flexible, lightweight, heat resistant, and have high electrical conductivity. Carbon nanotubes are currently used in a variety of applications including conductive coatings for touchscreens and solar cells, and sporting goods such as bicycle frames and baseball bats."[2]

References Edit

  1., Glossary (full-text).
  2. Nanotechnology: Improved Performance Information Needed for Environmental, Health, and Safety Research, at 26.

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