Buckytube


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Buckytube

Another name for "nanotube" because they were discovered while making Buckyballs. See nanotube, Buckyball and nanotechnology.
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A transmission electron microscope revealed that the rubbery material consisted largely of interwoven buckytubes, all about 1.
in Tsukuba, Japan, also grew single-layer buckytubes in a carbon arc reactor, but iron served as the catalyst.
Ken Smith and Daniel Colbert in a venture that is the first in the market with significant quantities of buckytubes, which can revolutionize the products of numerous industries.
Buckytubes are nanometer-scale carbon structures with unprecedented characteristics.
Since 2000, CNI has significantly expanded its technology position and is actively developing new processes and applications for buckytubes in its own laboratories and in those of industrial partners.
Another structure, a carbon-70 molecule, was more elongated and was the initial step toward producing Buckytubes, molecularly perfect single wall carbon nanotubes.
Buckytubes also hold the promise of enabling multi-functional protection for the soldier that may include clothing that can sense a wound and automatically form a splint or materials that have built in chemical and biological detection and protection capabilities.
The company is actively developing new processes and applications for Buckytubes in its own laboratories and those of industrial collaborators and has become the leading manufacturer of single-wall carbon nanotubes from its pilot plant in Houston.