Nanotechnology Nanotubes

Nanotube

Meanings and phrases

nanotube

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fullerene molecule having a cylindrical or toroidal shape; carbon nanotube

carbon nanotube

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fullerene molecule having a cylindrical or toroidal shape; nanotube
E.g.
  • The carbon nanotube is an example of a quantum wire.
  • This nanotube was grown inside a multi-walled carbon nanotube.
  • NIST RM 8281 is a mixture of three lengths of single-wall carbon nanotube.
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