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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the introduction of Buckytube materials," into the manufacture of both spacecraft and launch vehicles, "could result in total weight and cost reductions of factors of 100,000 or more from today's levels.
I think that a buckytube being the probe of an STM would be a help, probably even qualitatively a help, but the big breakthrough will be to get two of them so you can oppose them, like Chinese chopsticks.
Meanwhile, physicists Jae-Yel Yi and Jerzy Bernhole of North Carolina State University in Raleigh used a supercomputer simulation to show that boron or nitrogen atoms can be inserted directly into the carbon-atom sheets that make up buckytube walls.
Both Buckytube and BuckyPearl single-wall carbon nanotubes are perfect molecular structures at the atomic level that conduct electricity better than copper, conduct heat better than diamonds, have tensile strength 100 times the strength of steel, and provide unprecedented stiffness, strength, and toughness, yet are lightweight.
Karohl from Unidym says that while Buckytubes (SWCNTs) can make polymer composites electrically conductive without the loss of physical properties such as toughness, they can also enable the formulation of entirely new products, such as flexible, clear, and conductive films for use in electronics (e.
CNI has received $15 million in angel investor funding to produce significant quantities of buckytubes and has expanded its facilities in Houston to include approximately 7,500 square feet: 1,500 for operations and 6,000 for manufacturing.