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A tubular molecule composed of a large number of carbon atoms.‘nanotubes might replace some metal electronic components, leading to faster devices’
- ‘A carbon nanotube is a single molecule that's about 500 times narrower than the silicon used in today's processor and is about 10 atoms across.’
- ‘The interactions of the lipid molecules with the nanotube may be classified as hydrophobic and hydrogen-bondlike.’
- ‘Which in this case, researchers reasoned, resulted in the orderly molecular structure of the nanotubes.’
- ‘The reaction to attach them to carbon nanotubes involves a ring-closure between atoms in the ‘anchor’ and two carbon atoms of the nanotube.’
- ‘Two different continuum electrostatic models are formulated to describe the ion solvation inside the nanotube.’
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