Recent Examples of nanotube from the Web
To make these threads, the researchers first grew curly carbon nanotubes that stick out from the silicon carbide surface like ringlets of hair.
Vantablack is the blackest material known to humankind, made of vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays that can absorb 99.965 of the light that is shone on them.
Unlike its predecessor, the new technology does not use carbon nanotubes to absorb visible light.
Their inevitable meeting — a scientist mutters something about using carbon nanotubes to strengthen Gardner’s bone density — occasions an Earth road trip.
Other promising approaches include exotic materials such as carbon nanotubes and even microscopic mechanical switches that can be opened and closed just like an electronic gate.
The work demonstrates the possibility of using the simple printing technique as a cheap and easy way to pattern the electrically conducting nanotubes for such applications as RFID tags and flexible dispays.
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First Known Use of nanotube
Medical Definition of nanotube
: a microscopic tube whose diameter is measured in nanometers
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