A tubular molecule composed of a large number of carbon atoms: nanotubes might replace some metal electronic components, leading to faster devices
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- The interactions of the lipid molecules with the nanotube may be classified as hydrophobic and hydrogen-bondlike.
- 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 reaction to attach them to carbon nanotubes involves a ring-closure between atoms in the ‘anchor’ and two carbon atoms of the nanotube.
Definition of nanotube in:
- The US English dictionary