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Carbon Nanoparticle 
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Element 1: Carbon
Structure: Nano Tubes
Origin: Chemical Synthesis
PPMD: 1  nm
Added to NIL: 7/20/2005 9:02:00 AM
Contributor: Sumio   Iijima  ,   NEC Corporation, Tsukuba Research Laboratories 


Related Website:
http://www.personal.rdg.ac.uk/~scsharip/tubes.htm 

Research Abstract:
Carbon nanotubes are fullerene-related structures which consist of graphene cylinders closed at either end with caps containing pentagonal rings. They were discovered in 1991 by the Japanese electron microscopist Sumio Iijima who was studying the material deposited on the cathode during the arc-evaporation more info


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Related Publications:
S. Iijima, M. Yudasaka, R. Yamada, S. Bandow, K. Suenaga, F. Kokai, K. Takahashi, Nano-aggregates of single-walled graphitic carbon nano-horns. Chem. Phys. Lett., 309, 165 (1999). 
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