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By Slava V. Rotkin,Shekhar Subramoney

again in 1991 Sumio Iijima ?rst observed photographs of multi-walled carbon nanotubes within the TEM. years later, he and Donald Bethune synthesized the ?rst single-walled nanotubes (SWNTs). when you consider that then, we've seen large - vances in either the tools for nanotube synthesis and within the realizing in their houses. at present, centimeter-long SWNTs may be without problems grown at chosen positions on an outstanding substrate, and big amounts of nanotubes may be produced for commercial functions. Signi?cant growth has been made in generating approximately homogeneous samples of nanotubes of just a couple of diameters/chiralities. it truly is anticipated that the improvement of ideas for the synthesis of a unmarried kind of nanotube isn't far-off. even as, actual and chemical tactics for the separation of nanotube combos are being proven. as well as natural nanotubes, derivatized n- otubes with hooked up chemical or biochemical teams are being ready. Nanotubes performing as packing containers for atoms, molecules (such because the "peapods") and chemical reactions are attracting signi?cant awareness. In parallel with the substitute e?ort there was a race to decipher the houses of those materials.
It is now transparent that nanotubes own specified mechanical, electric, thermal and optical homes. Scientists and en- neers worldwide are exploring quite a lot of technological appli- tionsthatmakeuseoftheseproperties.

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